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The King's Speech (original 2010; edition 2019)
by Colin Firth (Actor)
The King's Speech [2010 film] by Tom Hooper (Director) (2010)
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England's Prince Albert 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 hires Lionel Logue, 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 Jwelch5742
Review: Brilliantly acted and thoroughly enjoyable.
A British prince has a crippling stutter.
Might have been a mediocre and obvious period drama, rescued by great performances.
Special effects/design: A
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The Royal Collection: 5 Films: The King's Speech/The Queen/The Young Victoria/Shakespeare in Love/Vanity Fair by Tom Hooper
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The story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
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Very highly recommended indeed. ( )