In Movie Theaters: November 26, 2010
Directed by: Tom Hooper
Distributed by: The Weinstein Company
Running Time: 118 minutes
Genres: Drama Biography
Synopsis: King George VI tries to overcome a nervous stammer with the help of Lionel Logue.
“The King’s Speech” tells the story of the man who would become King George VI, the father of the current Queen, Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ‘Bertie’ VI (Firth) reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded nervous stammer and considered unfit to be King, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue (Rush). Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.