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The King's Speech 2010 12

118 mins United Kingdom Director. Tom Hooper

The relationship between a stammerer and his abrasive speech therapist seems unlikely material for an international smash hit. But then, the stammerer did happen to be King George VI... Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Colin Firth, this moving drama explores the challenges of public duty. BAFTA-winning support from Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.

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Directed by

Tom Hooper


Derek Jacobi

Timothy Spall

Guy Pearce

Helena Bonham Carter

Geoffrey Rush

Colin Firth


Historical drama


Oscars - Best Leading Role Oscars - Best Original Screenplay Oscars - Best Director Oscars - Best Picture Oscars - Best Supporting Role Oscars - Best Cinematography Best of BAFTA Features


12 Contains strong language in a speech therapy context




United Kingdom



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