About

The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely frie...

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Directed by

Tom Hooper

Written by

David Seidler (Screenplay)

Runtime

118 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Find your voice.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#277 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Directing

Oscar for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year

Oscar for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role