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The King’s Speech bags four top honours at Oscar awards
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After winning seven awards at BAFTAs, The King"s Speech is
once again making it big. This time, it shines at the 83rd Annual
Academy Awards 2011, which has been held at the Kodak theatre, Los
Angeles. The Tom Hooper-directed historical flick was nominated in
12 categories and has managed to receive the top four honours at
the Oscar Awards 2011 on Sunday.
Firstly, The King"s Speech has won the top-most honour
of Oscars, the Best Motion Picture, beating nine hit movies.
Secondly, Colin Firth, who played Prince Albert, Duke of York/King
George VI in the film, has bagged the Best Actor gong for his
wonderful performance. Thirdly, Tom Hooper has walked away with
Best Director award. Finally, David Seidler has received the Best
Original Screenplay award.
The King's Speech is a British Historical drama about
the King George VI. Though movie got rave reviews, some film
reviewers had the accused the movie bosses of twisting some
historical events. It has been made the whopping budget of £8
million and it has topped the Box Office records for several weeks
with its collections reaching $235,468,702 across the globe.
However, the film The King's Speech has already been
screened at several International Film Festivals. Earlier, it has
topped the winners list of BAFTA Awards 2011 by bagging seven top
awards out of its 14 nominations. It has also bagged one Golden
Globe award out of its seven nominations.