THE KINGíS SPEECH

 

Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter
The Weinstein Company; Directed by Tom Hooper
Rated R; 118 minutes; 2011

 
Based on the true story of the Queen of Englandís father and his remarkable friendship with maverick Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue. Colin Firth plays King George VI who unexpectedly becomes King when his brother Edward abdicates the throne. Logue is the man who helps the King find a voice with which to lead the nation into war.

 


 


 



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