`The King`s Speech` wins top honour at Toronto festival

London: Colin Firth`s starrer "The King`s Speech" has won top honour at the Toronto Film Festival.

The film in which Firth played the role of stammering monarch King George VI, won the People`s Choice Award.

The movie also stars Geoffrey Rush as the king`s speech therapist, and actress Helena Bonham Carter as the Queen Mother.

The film festival`s director, Piers Handling, predicted Oscar nominations for the three leads.

"So many people were talking about that film during the festival," bbc.co.uk quoted Handling as saying.

The film`s director, Tom Hooper, said: "I am so proud that people responded to this film in a positive way."

IANS

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