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WIN The Soundtrack & Signed Poster For THE KING’S SPEECH


THE BEST, MOST ENJOYABLE AND PERFECT FILM YOU WILL SEE THIS YEAR
Daily Star

PERFECT

The Times

THE KING’S SPEECH YOURS TO OWN ON DVD, BLU-RAY AND DIGITAL DOWNLOAD FROM 9 MAY 2011 WINNER OF FOUR ACADEMY AWARDS, INCLUDING BEST FILM, BEST ACTOR, BEST DIRECTOR, & SEVEN BAFTA AWARDS INCLUDING BEST FILM AND OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM.

Toast of this year’s Academy and BAFTA Awards, The King’s Speech is the cinematic phenomenon of the year. Now set to become the must-have home entertainment release of 2011, Momentum Pictures proudly presents The King’s Speech on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download from 9 May 2011.

Having captured the imagination of a global audience, The King’s Speech has quickly become one of the most beloved films of recent years, storming the international box office and receiving unanimous critical support. The overwhelming affection felt for this majestic cinematic achievement has also extended to a wealth of international awards success, including 12 Academy Award nominations and four wins (Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay), seven BAFTA Awards (Best Film, Leading Actor, Supporting Actress, Supporting Actor, Outstanding British Film, Original Screenplay and Original Music) and a Golden Globe Best Actor Award for Colin Firth. With a further twelve Oscar® nominations amongst the many, many accolades to date, The King’s Speech is already an unstoppable triumph of royal proportions and the film’s impending DVD and Blu-ray release will only serve to further cement the film as a true modern classic.

A jewel in the crown of British cinema, The King’s Speech is a truly inspirational experience directed by Emmy Award winner Tom Hooper (John Adams, The Damned United). Its stellar line up of acting talent includes Golden Globe winner Colin Firth (A Single Man, Mamma Mia!) delivering a career-defining performance as Prince Albert alongside his Shakespeare in Love colleague, Oscar® winner Geoffrey Rush (Pirates of the Caribbean, Shine), as speech therapist Lionel Logue. The King’s Speech also features a truly regal supporting cast that includes Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter, Alice in Wonderland) as Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Guy Pearce (The Hurt Locker) as the abdicating King Edward VIII, Derek Jacobi (Gosford Park) as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Cosmo Lang, Timothy Spall (The Damned United) as Winston Churchill, Jennifer Ehle (Pride and Glory, Pride and Prejudice) as Logue’s wife Myrtle and Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) as King George V.

“LIKE ALL GREAT FILMS IT SIMPLY FILLS YOU WITH JOY”

Based on the true story of King George VI’s epic journey to overcome immense personal difficulties on his way to the throne, The King’s Speech deftly explores the touching and intricate personal relationship between a reluctant king and the unconventional speech therapist, Lionel Logue. With the threat of the Second World War growing on the horizon, the king must discover hidden worth to become the voice of, and inspiration for, the nation.

Momentum Pictures has packed the DVD and Blu-ray of The King’s Speech with a wealth of fascinating and absorbing extra features, including an insightful making of feature, director’s commentary and a superb interview with Mark Logue, Lionel Logue’s grandson and co-author of ‘The King’s Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy’.

The digital download will also be made available with special features on iTunes, a first for a UK release.

A genuine landmark in British cinema, The King’s Speech has rightly captivated audiences everywhere and looks set to create a lasting legacy on DVD and Blu-ray. Packed with sumptuously detailed extra features and oozing with class, elegance and wit, The King’s Speech is one royal appointment fans will be queuing up to honour.

Synopsis
After the death of his father King George and the scandalous abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, Bertie, who has suffered from a debilitating speech impediment all his life, is suddenly crowned King George VI of the United Kingdom. With his country on the brink of war and in desperate need of a leader, his wife, Elizabeth, the future Queen Mother, arranges for her husband to see an eccentric speech therapist, Lionel Logue.

Read our review of The King’s Speech HERE

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We Have 5 Copies of THE KING’S SPEECH  Soundtrack  To give away with one lucky winner also winning a signed poster of the movie signed by Colin Firth and the movie’s director Tom Hooper, answer the following Question:

Q.Last Weekend Prince William Recently Married Kate Middleton, What relation was Colin Firth’s Character King George VI to William?

Send your answer, name, contact address to thepeoplesmovies@gmail.com

Deadline for the competition is : 17th  May 2011 (2359hrs)

Terms & Conditions

  • All enteries must from UK or Ireland
  • You must be 12 years and over to enter the Peoples Movies/Cinehouse has right to refuse entry if suspicous
  • deadline for comp is Tuesday 17th May (2359hrs)
  • one entry per household
  • Momentum Pictures, Peoples Movies/Cinehouse  have the right to change,alter or cancel the above comp with no notice.
  • judges say is final
  • all winners will be picked at random

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Release Information

Release Date: 9 May 2011
Credit: Momentum Pictures
Genre: Drama
Running Time:113 minutes approx
Format: DVD, Blu-ray, digital download
Cert:12
DVD RRP:  £19.99
Blu-ray: £24.99
Digital Download TBC
Special Features: Commentary with director Tom Hooper
An Inspirational Story of an Unlikely Friendship: The Making of the King’s Speech
Speeches from the real King George VI
Production sketches from Academy Award-nominated production designer Eve Stewart
Interview with Mark Logue (Co-author of The King’s Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy).

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