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The Madness of King George (1994)  link to The Madness of King George on IMDb  

Number: 116

poster The Madness of King George

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Country: UK, 107 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Comedy, History, Biography

Director(s): Nicholas Hytner

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.


photo Nigel Hawthorne Nigel Hawthorne
photo Helen Mirren Helen Mirren
photo Ian Holm Ian Holm
photo Rupert Graves Rupert Graves
photo Amanda Donohoe Amanda Donohoe
photo Rupert Everett Rupert Everett
photo Julian Rhind-Tutt Julian Rhind-Tutt
photo Julian Wadham Julian Wadham
photo Jim Carter Jim Carter
photo Geoffrey Palmer Geoffrey Palmer

Medium: Original DVD,

Comments: The Guardian Freebie

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1