"The King's Speech" wins top prize at SAG Awards

13:14, January 31, 2011      

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The period piece "The King's Speech" has won the 17th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, the top prize given out at a ceremony held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

Colin Firth, the hero in the film, was also rewarded with best actor prize in one of the more important predictor of the Oscar Awards.

Natalie Portman, who played an unhinged ballerina in thriller "Black Swan," won best actress award for her portrayal of the heroine who struggles with psychological problems.

"The King's Speech," which deals with how George VI overcame nervous stammer to deliver a major speech, stars Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter.

Source: Xinhua
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