The King's Speech

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Tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.

Rotten Tomatoes Score:

95%

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Genre:

Drama, History

Directors:

Tom Hooper, David Seidler

Leads:

Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Guy Pearce, Claire Bloom, Michael Gambon, Timothy Spall, Derek Jacobi, Anthony Andrews, Jennifer Ehle

Length:

118 minutes

Year:

2010

Country:

United Kingdom

Language:

English

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