The King’s Speech

Plot summary :

The story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

Director : Tom Hooper Writer : David Seidler (screenplay) Stars:Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter

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vendredi 22 septembre 2017
par agnesueur

The background

1. The historical background Follow these links to fill in the worksheet your teacher gave you : 1 for the upper part of the family tree (but look at the bottom of the page) 5 for the middle part... 9 for the down part... 2. The movie (...)
mercredi 9 mars 2011

Follow-up work

Blood, toil, tears and sweat, speech by Sir Winston Churchill, on May 13th 1940 : The newsreel announcing India’s independence to US audiences on August 15, 1947. Greatest Headlines of the century - India gains independence - August 15th 1947. On 31 January 1952, despite advice from those (...)
mercredi 2 février 2011

A shower of (well deserved) awards

You can read this report and listen to this report from VOA news. A new report from The Guardian you can watch the video : And now the Oscar ceremony : The article from VOAnews Colin Firth won the Oscar for "best actor" for his role as King (...)
vendredi 21 janvier 2011


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