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The King's Speech (2010) | Details

Plot Summary

Britain's Prince Albert (Colin Firth) must ascend the throne as King George VI, but he 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.

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Release Date

USA
(telluride film festival) (premiere)
2010-09-06
Canada
(toronto international film festival) (premiere)
2010-09-10
USA
(mill valley film festival)
2010-10-07
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Also Known As (A.K.A.)

The King's Speech
(Original title)
El Discurso del Rey
Argentina
The King's Speech
Australia
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Certification

Argentina
No data
Atp
Australia
No data
M
Brazil
No data
12
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Sensitive content guide

Sex & Nudity

None

Violence & Gore

None

Profanity

Moderate

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Mild

Frightening & Intense Scenes

None

Awards

Golden Globes, USA (2011)
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Academy Awards, USA (2011)
Nominated
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
Nominated
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Nominated
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Winner
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Nominated
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Nominated
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Winner
Best Writing, Original Screenplay
Nominated
Best Achievement in Art Direction
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