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King George VI: The Man Behind The King's Speech (2011)

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The award winning movie The King's Speech, has taken the film world by storm. The true story of King George VI's struggle to speak in public to the British nation during the crisis of his brother's abdication and the onset of war with Hitler's Germany has captivated the film-going public. King George VI: The Man Behind the King's Speech is a brand new documentary produced to coincide with the award ceremonies and home entertainment release of The King's Speech. Using archive footage of King George VI and new interviews with the grandson of Lionel Logue, the King's speech therapist, this unique documentary charts the life and story of the man who never wished to be King of England and how he overcame his personal limitations for the sake of a nation. The programme is brought right up to date with interviews and insights from the stars of The King's Speech such as Colin Firth, ending with the film's well deserved success at the Academy Awards.

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This fine documentary offers a handsome tribute to an unlikely yet beloved head of state

April 25, 2013 | Rating: 3/5
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Despite the not terribly artful construction, The Man Behind The King's Speech is certainly fascinating and should engage fans of the Oscar-winning film.

December 29, 2011 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
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