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- The odd couple: language and life lessons in 'The King's Speech'
- McFarlane, Brian
- An obscure and fascinating episode in British history is brought to life in this superbly acted drama. Brian McFarlane reflects on the remarkable relationship that developed between a stammering monarch and his speech therapist, and considers what responsibilities filmmakers have to the reality of their historical subjects.
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- Journal article
- Metro Magazine, no. 168 (2011), pp. 8-12
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- 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media; 2001 Communication and Media Studies
- Film makers; Film review; Historical events; Historical films; History; The King's Speech
- Australian Teachers of Media
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