The King's Speech - film discussion

In 1920s England, Prince Albert (second in line to the British throne) engages an unconventional speech therapist to beat his crippling stammer and perform an increasingly public role. When his older brother abdicates, the Prince is thrust into taking on the responsibilities of kingship and leading a country on the brink of war.

Themes: Leadership and responsibility; friendship; overcoming limitations; healing; courage

Cautions: contains strong language in a speech therapy context.

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