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The King's Speech
Directed by Tom Hooper
Produced by
  • Iain Canning
  • Emile Sherman
  • Gareth Unwin
Screenplay by David Seidler
Starring
Music by Alexandre Desplat
Cinematography Danny Cohen
Editing by Tariq Anwar
Studio
  • UK Film Council
  • Momentum Pictures
  • Aegis Film Fund
  • Molinare, London
  • FilmNation Entertainment
  • See-Saw Films
  • Bedlam Productions
Distributed by
Release date(s) 6 September 2010 (2010-09-06) (Telluride Film Festival)
23 December 2010 (2010-12-23) (Australia)
7 January 2011 (2011-01-07) (United Kingdom)
Running time 119 minutes
Country
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
Language English
Budget $15 million
Money made $414.2 million

The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama movie. It is set in the 1930s. It was directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler.

Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to overcome his stammer, sees Lionel Logue. Logue is an Australian speech therapist played by Geoffrey Rush. The two men become friends as they work together. After his brother, Edward VIII, abdicates, the new king relies on Logue to help him make a radio broadcast at the beginning of World War II.



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