International Oscar Showdown 2011 — The King’s Speech vs In A Better World

The 83rd Academy Awards winners for Best Picture and Best International Feature Film were The King’s Speech and In A Better World
Tom Hooper’s The King’s Speech

All the world’s a stage

“In the past, all a King had to do was look respectable in uniform and not fall off his horse. Now we must invade people’s homes and ingratiate ourselves with them. This family’s been reduced to those lowest, basest of all creatures. We’ve become actors!”

Acting royalty

The real speech by King George VI on the 3rd September 1939 announcing war with Germany

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Susanne Bier’s In A Better World

Turn the other cheek

Lay it on thick

Retrospective result

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