The Weinstein Company United States
from comingsoon.net on November 16, 2009"The King's Speech" tells the story of the man who would become King George VI, the father of the current Queen, Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George 'Bertie' VI (Firth) reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded nervous stammer and considered unfit to be King, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue (Rush). Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.
A biopic of King George VI -- father of Queen Elizabeth II -- as he reluctantly assumes the throne after his brother abdicates.
Production History as of July 23, 2010
1 hours,58 minutes