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The King's Speech

7.4
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Original title
The King's Speech
Year
Running time
118 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
David Seidler
Music
Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography
Danny Cohen
Cast
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Producer
Co-production UK-Australia; UK Film Council / The Weinstein Co. / Momentum Pictures / Aegis Film Fund / Molinare London / Filmnation Entertainment
Genre
Drama | Historical. Biography. 1930s. Based On A True Story
Synopsis / Plot
This is the story of King George VI. When his older brother abdicates the throne, nervous-mannered successor George "Bertie" VI (Colin Firth) reluctantly dons the crown. Though his stutter soon raises concerns about his leadership skills, King George VI eventually comes into his own with the help of unconventional speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush). Before long the king and Lionel have forged an unlikely bond, a bond that proves to have real strength when the United Kingdom is forced to flex its international might.
Awards
2010: 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Director, Actor (Colin Firth) & Screenplay. 12 Nom.
2010: Golden Globes: Best Actor (Firth). 7 Nominations, including best Picture
2010: 7 BAFTA Awards, including Best Picture and Actor (Firth). 14 Nominations
2010: Toronto Film Festival: People's Choice Award (Best Film)
2010: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Colin Firth)
2010: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
2010: David di Donatello Awards: Best European Film
2010: Goya Awards: Best European Film
2010: Satellite Awards: Best Actor (Colin Firth) & Original Screenplay
2010: Los Angeles Film Critics Awards: Best Actor (Firth). 3 Nominations
2010: 2 Critics' Choice Awards: Best Actor and Original Screenplay. 11 Nominations
2010: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Actor (Colin Firth). 6 Nominations
2011: 3 European Film Awards: including Best Actor (Firth). 5 nominations
2010: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Best Film
2010: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director
2010: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best actor (Firth) & best ensemble cast. 4 nominations
2011: Cesar Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
2011: Gaudí Awards: Best European Film
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