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2010 – 皇上無話兒 (The King’s Speech)

Director: Tom Hooper
Writer: David Seidler (screenplay)
Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter
Length: 1h 58min





本片講述的是現任英女王Queen Elizabeth II的父親,King George VI治療口吃的故事,根據英國歷史真實故事改編而成。

Albert從小有嚴重的口吃,為了應付演說而時有無力感,遂連同妻子尋找語言治療師來治療自己,最終找到了澳籍的Lionel Logue,但卻又以齟齬與Logue決裂。

後來,因為King Edward VIII不願放棄美人,違背了英國國教與王室的繼承規定,首相Stanley Baldwin於是令Edward做出選擇,並以解散國會作為要脅,因此Edward選擇禪讓寶座給Albert,退隱山林,稱「溫莎公爵」。

Albert不得不加冕登基,是為King George VI。Albert此時再次想到Logue,為了能順利發表各種演說,Albert辛苦經歷了一系列的語言訓練,不但與Logue成為好友,口吃也大為好轉。最後,是King George VI向當時二次大戰中的英國人的一次著名戰時演說,其發表順利,聲調鏗鏘有力,鼓舞了全國軍民。

影片在第83屆奧斯卡金像獎中獲得12項提名,並勇奪最佳影片、最佳原創劇本、最佳導演及最佳男主角四項大獎。沒有令人失望的一齣電影,男主角的演繹值得一讚。

Perhaps he should change jobs.Lionel Logue
You know, ih… if I’m a… a King, where’s my power? Can I… can I form a government? Can I… can I l-levy a tax, declare a… a war? No! And yet I am the seat of all authority. Why? Because… the nation believes that when I s… I speak, I speak for them – but I can’t speak.King George VI
In this grave hour, perhaps the most fateful in our history, I send to every household of my peoples, both at home and overseas, this message, spoken with the same depth of feeling for each one of you, as if I were able to cross your threshold and speak to you myself: For the second time in the lives of most of us, we are at… at war. Over and over again we have tried to find a peaceful way out of the differences between ourselves and those who are now our enemies, but it has been in vain. We have been forced into a conflict, for we are called to meet the challenge of a principle, which, if it were to prevail, would be fatal to any civilized order in the world. Such a principle, stripped of all disguise, is surely the mere primitive doctrine that “might is right.” For the sake of all that we ourselves hold dear, it is unthinkable that we should refuse to meet the challenge. It is to this high purpose that I now call my people at home, and my peoples across the seas, who will make our cause their own. I ask them to stand calm and firm and united in this time of trial. The task will be hard. There may be dark days ahead, and war can no longer be confined to the battlefield, but we can only do the right as we see the right, and reverently commit our cause to God. If one and all we keep resolutely faithful to it, then, with God’s help, we shall prevail.King George VI


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