Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. The nation awaits.Based on King George VI's rise to the throne, Tom Hooper's Oscar-winning The King's Speech stars Colin Firth as the titular monarch on a quest to find his voice.After the death of his father, King George V (Michael Gambon), and the scandalous abdication of King Edward VIII (Guy Pearce), Bertie (Colin Firth), who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of England.
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.
CONTAINS :. The king's speech. The Duke of York became king of England with the name of George VI (1936-1952), after the abdication of his older brother, Edward VIII. His stuttering, which was a great inconvenience for the performance of his duties, led him to seek the help of Lionel Logue, an expert speech therapist who managed, using a series of unorthodox techniques, to eliminate this defect of the king.