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A Royal Affair is a danois film of genre Drama directed by Nikolaj Arcel released in USA on 9 november 2012 with Mads Mikkelsen

A Royal Affair (2012)

En kongelig affære

A Royal Affair
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Released in USA 9 november 2012
Length 2h17
Directed by
OriginDanemark
Genres Drama,    Historical,    Romance
Rating75% 3.7986553.7986553.7986553.7986553.798655

A Royal Affair (Danish: En kongelig affære) is a 2012 historical drama film directed by Nikolaj Arcel, starring Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander and Mikkel Følsgaard. The story is set in the 18th century, at the court of the mentally ill King Christian VII of Denmark, and focuses on the romance between his wife, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, and the royal physician Johann Friedrich Struensee.

The film received two Silver Bears at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards. It was also nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 70th Golden Globe Awards.

Synopsis

Princess Caroline Matilda of Great Britain is shown writing a letter to her children in which she professes to tell them the truth. In flashback, Caroline talks of England, as she was about to leave to marry Christian VII of Denmark. She is passionate about the arts and education, but when she arrives in Denmark she is told that many of her books are banned by the state. Christian is mentally ill and Caroline is unhappy in the marriage. She is soon pregnant with a son (Frederick VI of Denmark), but the couple grow far apart and the king stops visiting her bedroom.

Actors

Mads Mikkelsen

(Johann Friedrich Struensee)
Alicia Vikander

(Caroline Mathilde)
Mikkel Følsgaard

(Christian VII)
David Dencik

(Ove Høegh-Guldberg)
Søren Malling

(Hartmann)
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