In the 1930’s, Prince Albert, the second son of King George V, takes the throne after the abdiction of his older brother Edward VIII. Now the king has to express himself in public despite his handicap – a serious stuttering problem. At his wife’s insistence, he meets Lionel Logue, an Australian speech therapist with unorthodox methods. Despite the Prince’s reluctance, Logue’s method works. In September 1939, Albert had to overcome his language difficulties to deliver an inspiring speech on radio to announce the entrance of the United Kingdom’s into the war during WW2.
Title: The King’s Speech (EN)
Country: United Kingdom, USA, Australia
Director: Tom Hooper
Writers: David Seidler
Actors: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter…