Thursday, 13 September 2012

The King's Speech (2010 movie)

Directed by: Tom Hooper
Released: 2010
Country: United Kingdom

Plot synopsis
The film tells the story of the man who became George VI of the United Kingdom. Known as ''Bertie'' by his family, he had a stammer, but his wife was able to find a speech therapist, Lionel Logue. The film tells the story of how, with the help of Lionel Logue, George VI was able to find his voice and became a worthy King.
Colin Firth as King George VI
Helena Bonham Carter as Queen Elizabeth
Geoffrey Rush as Lionel Logue
Michael Gambon as King George V
Claire Bloom as Queen Mary
Guy Pearce as King Edward VIII
Eve Best as Wallis Simpson
Darek Jacobi as Archbishop Cosmo Lang
Jennifer Ehle as Myrtle Logue
Timothy Spall as Winston Churchill

The movie won a number of awards. It won 4 Oscars, including Best Actor (Colin Firth) and Best Picture. Also, it won a number of BAFTA Awards, including Outstanding British Film, Best Leading Actor (Colin Firth), Best Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter) and Best Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush). It also received numerous other awards and received many other nominations.
My opinion
The film is great! I really liked this film. It's a very touching movie about King George VI.  All the actors give excellent performances. 

4.5 out of 5.

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