The Madness of King George

Great, but not extraordinary, film about the sudden mental illness bestowed upon King George III and his recovery. The cast is full of colorful and memorable characters and the set is marvelous; they all get an A. The plot, however, is not something that produces interesting for everybody and it didn't seem to be taken to its full potential. "The Madness of King George" is still something watchable and enjoyable to history buffs.

Movie reviewed by Michael Lawrence

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Starring:

Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Amanda Donohoe, Rupert Everett, Rupert Graves, Ian Holm, Julian Wadham, Anthony Calf, John Wood, Jim Carter, Julian Rhind-Tutt

Directed by:

Nicholas Hytner

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1994 historical/drama

Rated PG-13.

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Don Ignacio's score: B+

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