With England on the brink of entering World War II his country is in desperate need of a leader, so with the support of Logue, his wife and daughters, his government and Winston Churchill, the King will prove his WFLDP Leadership in Cinema â The Kingâs Speech 2 of 8 eventual success; the two form an unbreakable friendship and bond. It's based on the true story of George VI, the father â¦ The Kingâs Speech is a 2010 non-fiction book about King George VI and how he was treated for a speech impediment by the Australian Lionel Logue. âª88â¬ Winner of four Oscars® including "Best Picture" and "Best Actor," The King's Speech is based on the true story of King George VI's quest to find his voice. Rent $3.99 (Laurie Sparham / â¦ The King's Speech is the story of British King George VI (formerly Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George, Duke of York) and his personal struggle to control his stuttering or as the king calls it 'stammering.' In a critically and commercially disappointing year for the film industry, one of the few highlights has â¦ "The King's Speech," starring Colin Firth as the King - or Bertie as he was known to his intimates - appears destined to be rewarded by the Academy next February. The premise behind The King's Speech is a rather dry one and the trailers themselves make it seem to be a cross between The Madness Of King George and Pygmalion, â¦ âThe Kingâs Speechâ is an ugly distortion of history. So Prince Albert reluctantly took his place leading England right before World War II. According to Deadline, Queen Elizabeth recently took in a âprivate viewingâ of The Kingâs Speech, the historical drama showcasing her late father, King George VI, and his struggles with a speech impediment. Their unlikely friendship is credited for saving the British monarchy during a difficult time in world history. The Kingâs Speech is the story of British King George VI (formerly Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George, Duke of York) and his personal struggle to control his stuttering or as the king calls it âstammering.â For Albert dealing with stammering is a constant struggle internally, physically, psychologically and socially. With 12 Oscar nominations, "The King's Speech" is among the most nominated films of all time. Laurie Sparham / The Weinstein Company The buzzy new movie, The King's Speech, is an affectionate portrait of Queen Elizabeth II's parents, Bertie, the Duke of â¦ The Kingâs speech is about Prince Albert who later became George VII he was not expecting to be King he was second in line to the throne but his brother abdicated the throne in order to marry an American Divorcee that he had fallen madly in love with. In the 2010 British film The King's Speech, written by David Seidler, Logue was played by Geoffrey Rush, his wife by Jennifer Ehle, and his patient by Colin Firth. For Albert dealing with stammering is a constant struggle internally, physically, psychologically and socially. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, and Helena Bonham Carter.