The Madness of King George Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Rupert Everett

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Towards the end of his life, George III (Nigel Hawthorne) suffers from mental illness, threatening the political order with uncertainty and instability. His son is eager to take over power, his wife remains devoted, and his new physician uses various unusual tactics to battle the madness. This was an amusing, witty film and a wonderful period piece.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   prince/king/queen/knight

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing

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