R | | Biography, Drama, History
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Geoffrey Rush says the line, "It makes it official;" in the novel The Book Thief, there is a similar line. Rush was also in the film adaptation in 2013.
1925 / King George V reigns over a quarter of the world's people. He asks his second son, the Duke of York, to give the closing speech at the Empire Exhibition in Wembley, London.
At home, in the company of their parents, princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were called Lilibet and Margot, respectively. We only hear The King use the name Margot when he picks up Margaret at the very end of the film.
In the end credit roll, Philip Clements is listed twice as Assistant Sound Editor.
$355,450 (USA) (28 November 2010)
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