British films are very often pushed to one side as Hollywood dominates the filming world. But occasionally, some British films receive exceptional recognition. Recent examples include Shane Meadow’s This is England (2006) and Chris Morris’ Four Lions (2010), both of which have numerous awards and glowing reviews. Since winning the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival People’s Choice Award, The King’s Speech has always been destined to be a great film, also receiving seven BAFTAs (after being nominated for fourteen), twelve Academy Awards and seven Golden Globes.

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