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DEC: 29 :: THE KING'S SPEECH

-119 minutes-

Colin Firth plays the future King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an Australian speech and language therapist (Geoffrey Rush). The men become friends as they work together, and after his brother abdicates the throne, the new king relies on Logue to help him make his first wartime radio broadcast on Britain's declaration of war on Germany in 1939. A British historical film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture, Best Director (Hooper), Best Actor (Firth), and Best Original Screenplay (Seidler). The film received 12 Oscar nominations, more than any other film that year.

Starring: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, Claire Bloom.

Later Event: February 2
FEB. 2 :: CASABLANCA