LONDON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco Entertainment has a vast array of DVDs ( http://www.tescoentertainment.com/store/browse/dvd/), films, games and CDs providing a fabulous choice of entertainment for people of all ages at great prices. The King's Speech DVD is available to buy for GBP12.97 from Tesco Entertainment, outstanding value for one of the great British films in recent cinema.
The King's Speech DVD ( http://www.tescoentertainment.com/store/dvd/the-kings-speech/8%3a735864/), a British historical drama directed by Tom Hooper, is a delightfully moving film which achieved one of the biggest box office takes of last year. In this film Colin Firth plays King George VI who was born with a speech impediment which has plagued him throughout his public life. In what is arguably the best performance of his career, Firth delivers an incredibly accurate portrayal of King George VI winning him several awards including the Oscar for Best Actor.
George has to overcome this stammer before delivering an important speech to the British public as Britain heads into the Second World War. To overcome his speech impediment the king sees Lionel Logue, played by the superb Geoffrey Rush, a speech therapist who works tirelessly with King George to correct his stammer. As they work together the two men become great friends.
Following the abdication of his brother Edward, the onerous task of King falls at the feet of George, this role will of course include countless public appearances where he will be required to speak, the one thing he finds most challenging. With Logue's help the new king delivers his speech successfully.
The King's Speech is a fabulous tale of friendship, struggle and triumph and deservedly won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Rated 12A it is an ideal film for families with older children to enjoy together. The King's Speech DVD is a private and emotional tale of a sensitive king, who musters the courage to overcome his inner demons and fulfill his duty to the nation.
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