King's Speech, The

Model: AUDVD8784

SKU: 277294 Product ID: 718742

Format ‐ DVD

Genre ‐ Drama

Rating ‐ M

Release Date ‐ 28/04/11

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    Following the death of his father King George V and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII. Bertie, 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, the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist Lionel Logue. After a rocky 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, the King will overcome his stammer and deliver a radioaddress that inspires his people and unites them in battle.


    Actors - Colin Firth, Guy Pearce, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Timothy Spall

    Film Genre - Drama

    Label - Paramount

    Audio - English (Dolby Digital 5.1)

    Running Time - 114

    Aspect ratio - 1.85:1

    Region Coding - 4

    TV Standard - PAL

    Rating - M

    Year of Release - 2010

    Primary Format - Movies/TV - DVD


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good "speech"... Directed by Tom Hooper ("Les Miserables") and starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham-Carter; this is a very good if polite analysis film about the tenacity of the heir to the British throne who must overcome a significant speech impediment to ascend to the throne. Based on true events and starring Australian Rush in a considerable role, "The King's Speech" received 4 Academy awards including "Best Picture", this is a solid, handsome production. Exemplary and polished with Colin Firth at the top of his game.
Date published: 2017-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A wonderful and fascinating film I missed seeing this film at the cinema but now I have a DVD copy and have enjoyed this film because of the true events portrayed and acted so well.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! I bought The King's Speech through the JB HiFi website. The product was brand new and i could not be any more happier with it!
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Acting and storyline I purchased this movie because of the wonderful acting and storyline a truly incredible story
Date published: 2018-11-03
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