Colin Firth Film Wins Toronto Award
'The King's Speech' - starring Colin Firth as troubled public speaker King George VI - has won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival.
Colin Firth's 'The King's Speech' has won the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival.
The movie - which sees Firth play Britain's King George VI alongside Geoffrey Rush as speech therapist Lional Logue and Helena Bonham Carter as Queen Elizabeth - has gained high praise from the festival's director Piers Handling, who believed the three may gain Oscar nominations.
He said: "So many people were talking about that film during the festival."
Tom Hooper, the film's director, said: "I am so proud that people responded to this film in a positive way."
'The King's Speech' is due to play at the London Film Festival in October ahead of its general release internationally between November and January.