The King's Speech
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Australia
Release Date: 2010
Runtime: 113 min
Director: Tom Hooper
Cast: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi, Geoffrey Rush, Richard Dixon, Jennifer Ehle, Ramona Marquez, David Bamber, Michael Gambon, Guy Pearce, Simon Chandler, Claire Bloom, Eve Best, Timothy Spall, Anthony Andrews, Patrick Ryecart, Teresa Gallagher, Adrian Scarborough, Freya Wilson
Movie or TV Series Plot
The King's Speech is a historical based Drama set during the onset of WWII in Europe, and is about how England's Prince Albert (Colin Firth) must ascend the throne as King George VI, but the Prince 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. At the end of the movie, Prince Albert ascends to the throne of England, and makes an impassioned speech over Radio to boost morale of his kingdom.