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The King's Speech (2010)
(eVideo)


Published: [United States] : Starz Media : Made available through hoopla, 2010
Description:  1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 118 min.)) : sd., col
Language:  English


Colin Firth (King George VI), Geoffrey Rush (Lionel Logue), Helena Bonham Carter (Queen Elizabeth), Guy Pearce (King Edward VIII), Timothy Spall (Winston Churchill), Derek Jacobi (Archbishop Cosmo Long), Jennifer Ehle (Myrtle Logue), Anthony Andrews (Stanley Baldwin), Claire Bloom (Queen Mary), Eve Best (Wallis Simpson), Michael Gambon (King George V)

After the death of his father King George V (Michael Gambon of HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE) and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII (Guy Pearce of MEMENTO), Bertie (Academy-Award?-winner Colin Firth) who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife, Elizabeth (Golden-Globe?-nominee Helena Bonham Carter), the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist, Lionel Logue (Academy-Award?-winner Geoffrey Rush). After a rough start, the two delve into an unorthodox course of treatment and eventually form an unbreakable bond. With the support of Logue, his family, his government and Winston Churchill (Timothy Spall of SWEENEY TODD), the King will overcome his stammer and deliver a radio-address that inspires his people and unites them in battle. Winner of four Oscars? including "Best Picture" and "Best Actor," The King's Speech is based on the true story of King George VI's quest to find his voice

Rated R

Mode of access: World Wide Web

Related Searches:
Kings and rulers -- Drama
Speech disorders -- Drama -- Patients
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Added--201405 hpla
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Additional Credits:
Hooper, Tom, 1972-
Canning, Iain.
Sherman, Emile.
Unwin, Gareth.
Seidler, David.
Firth, Colin, 1960-
Rush, Geoffrey, 1951-
Bonham Carter, Helena, 1966-
Pearce, Guy, 1967-
Spall, Timothy, 1957-
Jacobi, Derek.
Ehle, Jennifer, 1969-
Andrews, Anthony, 1948-
Bloom, Claire, 1931-
Best, Eve, 1971-
Gambon, Michael.
Desplat, Alexandre.
Cohen, Danny.
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