Britain's Prince Albert (Colin Firth) must ascend the throne as King George VI, but he has a speech impediment. Knowing that the country needs her husband to be able to communicate effectively, Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter) hires Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), an Australian actor and speech therapist, to help him overcome his stammer. An extraordinary friendship develops between the two men, as Logue uses unconventional means to teach the monarch how to speak with confidence.Written by
After delivering his wartime address, King George VI is greeted outside the radio room by Sir Winston Churchill who says to the King "Couldn't have said it better myself, Sir". While he didn't stutter, it is known that Winston Churchill suffered from a speech impediment himself. See more »
At the end of the Westminster Abbey speech rehearsal scene when Bertie and Lionel are arguing and Bertie takes his seat on the throne to rehearse, in side shots there's an identical throne next to where Bertie is sitting. In frontal shots, there's only one. See more »
1925 / King George V reigns over a quarter of the world's people. He asks his second son, the Duke of York, to give the closing speech at the Empire Exhibition in Wembley, London.
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Excellent film The performance of the actors in the film was excellent. The story of the film was interesting. The atmosphere of the film was excellent. I felt some boredom watching the film, but it did not affect the level of the film despite the presence of some historical errors that it did not affect my experience with the film
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