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Madness of King George, The

[cert PG, 105 mins]

The story of King George III's slide into insanity and the political intrigue which results from his incapacitation. As well as being very amusing at times, this film provides an insight both into the position of royalty and the state of medicine in the early 19th century.

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Director: Nicholas Hytner

Starring: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirran, Ian Holm

Level: AS, A2

Subjects: Film Studies, History

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