Why to Watch - The King's Speech

A true story that you’d never believe, and quite honestly a perfect movie. I just watched the trailer again and decided to watch it for the 1000th time.



The King's Speech (2010) Biography, Drama, History | 118min | December 25, 2010 (United States) 8.0
Director: Tom HooperWriter: David SeidlerStars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham CarterSummary: 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. —Jwelch5742


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