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THE KING'S SPEECH

by Tom Hooper

synopsis

Based on the true story of Queen Elizabeth II's father and his remarkable friendship with eccentric speech therapist Lionel Logue. As the second son of George V, Prince Albert was not expected to become King, but when his brother, David chose to abdicate in order to marry Wallis Simpson, Bertie succeeded him and in 1936 was crowned King George VI. Thrust into the international spotlight, Lionel Logue helped him find a voice with which to lead the nation.

international title: The King's Speech
original title: The King's Speech
country: United Kingdom, Australia
sales agent: FilmNation (US)
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Tom Hooper
film run: 111'
release date: ES 24/12/2010, UK 07/01/2011, EE 21/01/2011, FI 21/01/2011, SI 27/01/2011, IS 28/01/2011, IT 28/01/2011, PL 28/01/2011, FR 02/02/2011, BA 03/02/2011, HU 03/02/2011, SE 04/02/2011, PT 10/02/2011, NO 11/02/2011, RO 11/02/2011, DE 17/02/2011, NL 17/02/2011, AT 18/02/2011
screenplay: David Seidler
cast: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter
cinematography by: Danny Cohen
film editing: Tariq Anwa
art director: Eve Stewart
producer: Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gareth Unwin, Simon Egan, Peter Heslop
production: See-Saw Films
distributor: DeAPlaneta, Momentum Pictures, SF Studios Finland Oy, Eagle Pictures, Kino Świat, Wild Bunch Distribution, Nos Lusomundo Audiovisuais, Ro Image SRL, Senator Filmverleih, Paradiso Entertainment BV, Constantin Film Verleih
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