King's Speech, The


The King's Speech

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After 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. Directed by Tom Hooper and stars Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter.