The music of Ludwig van Beethoven has appeared in countless films, from A Clockwork Orange (1979) and Die Hard (1988) to Immortal Beloved (the 1994 Beethoven biopic) and, well, Beethoven (the 1992 not-a-Beethoven-biopic).One of the more intriguing appearances of the composer’s music is in The King’s Speech (2010). The opening part of the second movement (Allegretto) of his Seventh Symphony.
Essay Questions In The King's Speech. 10 questions with Tom Hooper The Kings Speech is a British drama that is directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. The movie follows the future King George VI (Colin Frith) who suffers from a speech impediment.
The King's Speech: Colin Firth and Bonham Carter in Ely (BBC News, Dec 4, 2009) Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Derek Jacobi have been filming scenes for a forthcoming movie, The King's Speech, at Ely Cathedral. Due for release in 2010, the film follows the reign of George VI who assumed the throne following the abdication of King Edward.
If The King’s Speech risks being too cute by half in its depiction of how this royal without a voice comes to find one in his nation’s hour of need, Hooper and screenwriter David Seidler neatly avoid that trap by training their sights on a much bigger subject—namely, how the wireless waves of radio affected seismic changes to the nature of politics and society at large, turning public.
Colin Firth's brilliant turn as King George VI, whose heavy head wears the crown, is matched in heart by the performances of Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter. Rich in detail and regal in manner, THE KING'S SPEECH is a triumph - both for a king whose personal fears must play on a global stage and for all to embrace that our greatest test is yet to come.
The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper, from a script by David Seidler. The film stars Colin Firth as George (both Duke of York and later king), Helena Bonham Carter as his wife Queen Elizabeth, and Geoffrey Rush as the speech therapist Lionel Logue.
During a tense period in history, King George VI struggles to communicate to the public and seeks help from speech therapist Lionel Logue. Starring: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter Watch all you want for free.
COLIN FIRTH: I have a feeling my career has just peaked. My deepest thanks to the Academy. I'm afraid I have to warn you that I'm experiencing stirrings, somewhere in the upper abdominals, which are threatening to form themselves into dance moves which, joyous as they may be for me, it would be extremely problematic if they make it to my legs before I get offstage.
Colin Andrew Firth CBE (born 10 September 1960) is an English actor who has received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival.In 2010, Firth's portrayal of King George VI in Tom Hooper's The King's Speech won him the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Colin Firth. When his older brother abdicates the throne, nervous-mannered successor George Bertie VI (Colin Firth) reluctantly dons the crown. Before long the king and Lionel have forged an unlikely bond, a bond that proves to have real strength when the United Kingdom is forced to flex its international might.