THE KING’S SPEECH (Tom Hooper, 2010)

Since childhood, Albert—“Bertie”—has stammered and stuttered. Engaged by his wife, Elizabeth, Australian-born therapist Lionel Logue endeavors to correct this, over time, in idiosyncratic sessions with the royal client, who is second in line of succession. In 1936, his father dies; when his brother abdicates to marry divorcée Wallis Simpson, Bertie becomes Britain’s King George VI. […]