FILM DISCUSSION: The King's Speech
The King’s Speech is a 2010 drama about King George VI, his ascension to the British throne in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the monarch overcome his stutter. Colin Firth won the best actor Oscar for his performance as King George VI. After the film, he underwent speech therapy to lose the stutter he had developed for the film. Directed by Tom Hooper and starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter. 1 hour, 58 minutes.
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