The Madness Of King George

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, Historical

Adapted by screenwriter Alan Bennett from his play, THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE recounts a remarkable episode in the life of George III, who in 1788 experienced temporary insanity as a result of a metabolic imbalance known as porphyria. Despite an Oscar-nominated performance by Nigel Hawthorne, Bennett's theatrical triumph proves curiously flat on the screen. ...read more

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01:42 — While the English Empire crumbles, King George III struggles to maintain control of his throne and his sanity. Filled with all the pomp and pageantry (more…)
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02:11 — While the English Empire crumbles, King George III struggles to maintain control of his throne and his sanity. Filled with all the pomp and pageantry (more…)
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02:10 — Trailer for The Madness of King George. A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced (more…)

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  • Released: 1994
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Adapted by screenwriter Alan Bennett from his play, THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE recounts a remarkable episode in the life of George III, who in 1788 experienced temporary insanity as a result of a metabolic imbalance known as porphyria. Despite an Oscar-nom… (more)

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