The Madness of King George

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A Loucura do Rei George ( Portugal ), Den galne kung George ( Sweden ), György király ( Hungary ), Hullu kuningas ( Finland ), I trela tou Georgiou tou 3ou ( Greece ), King George - Ein Königreich für mehr Verstand ( Germany ), La folie du roi George ( Canada / France ), La locura del rey Jorge ( Spain ), La pazzia di Re Giorgio ( Italy ), Ludilo kralja Dzordza ( Serbia ), Szalenstwa króla Jerzego ( Poland ), Teruffo Shel Ha-Melech George ( Israel ), The Madness of King George ( Australia )


The Madness of King George

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Nigel Hawthorne

George III

Helen Mirren

Queen Charlotte

Ian Holm

Dr. Willis

Rupert Graves



A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he loses his senses, he becomes both more alive and more politically marginalized; neither effect desirable to his lieutenants, who jimmy the rules to avoid a challenge to regal authority, raising the question of who is really in charge.

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The Madness of King George15 June 2012

I just watched this again. It is truly a masterpiece. The story is worthy of Nicolai Gogol -- infinitely sad and funny at the same time...





Nigel Hawthorne13 June 2012

Wonderful performance from Nigel Hawthorne, and Helen Mirin is the queen! Altogether touching and sad.





Thanks for that comment good to know.30 March 2012

Thanks for that comment good to know.





thanks01 March 2012

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.





Classic theatre to film23 November 2011

This was first a stage play of great merit that was turned into a first rate film - based fairly closely on real events of the everyday life of Royal folk! Well worth seeing.





Is it worth viewing?22 June 2011

Is it worth viewing?





question11 May 2011

Has anyone seen this, would you recommend it.

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