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Oscars: Colin Firth gets a well-deserved win for 'The King's Speech'
Learn another language, live in a different body — that's fundamentally what "The King's Speech" required of Colin Firth if he was to give the stammering King George VI an authenticity that could be sensed in every tortured sentence he delivered.
By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
February 28, 2011