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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2010 file photo, actor Colin Firth of the film "The King's Speech" poses for a portrait while promoting the film at the Toronto International Film Festival. A stuttering monarch, a neurotic ballerina and an enterprising computer nerd are facing off Sunday Feb. 13, 2011 for the British Academy Film Awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. "The King's Speech" has 14 nominations for Sunday's prizes, including best picture and best actor for Colin Firth, who plays reluctant British ruler King George VI. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, file)
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2010 file photo, actor Colin Firth of the film "The King's Speech" poses for a portrait while promoting the film at the Toronto International Film Festival. A stuttering monarch, a neurotic ballerina and an enterprising computer nerd are facing off Sunday Feb. 13, 2011 for the British Academy Film Awards, Britain's equivalent of the Oscars. "The King's Speech" has 14 nominations for Sunday's prizes, including best picture and best actor for Colin Firth, who plays reluctant British ruler King George VI. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri, file)

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