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A Royal Affair




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January 18 -

  • Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film — Oscar, Critics Choice Awards & Golden Globes
  • Best Actor (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard ), Best Screenplay — Berlin International Film Festival

"With its sumptuous settings, urgent romance and intellectual substance, 'A Royal Affair' is a mind-opener crossed with a bodice-ripper." —Wall Street Journal

"A slam dunk in the genre, satisfying every period piece craving: torrid affair, mad king, bastard child, throngs at the palace gates and a history lesson that will be fresh to many." —TIME

"Historical drama of the highest order - teeming with big ideas, and anchored by the nicely nuanced performances of Vikander and Mikkelsen." —Philadelphia Inquirer

A Royal Affair is the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen’s heart and starts a revolution. Centering on the intriguing love triangle between the ever more insane Danish King Christian VII, the royal physician who is a man of enlightenment and idealism Struensee, and the young but strong Queen Caroline Mathilda, A Royal Affair is the gripping tale of brave idealists who risk everything in their pursuit of freedom for their people.

2hrs 17mins | Denmark | R

Directed by: Nikolaj Arcel


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