A Royal Affair

"A gripping chapter of European history is recounted with elegance, intelligence and clarity in Danish director Nikolaj Arcel’s sumptuous costume drama, A Royal Affair, which examines the clash between liberal idealism and reactionary self-interest in a meaty tale of romance, tragedy and court intrigue."
David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter

Synopsis

A ROYAL AFFAIR is a gripping tale of brave idealists who risk everything in their pursuit of freedom for the people, but above all it is the story of a passionate and forbidden romance that changed an entire nation.
Original Languages: English, Danish, German
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 128 min.
Year: 2012

CREDITS

CAST
Alicia Vikander ()
Mads Mikkelsen ()
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard ()
DIRECTED BY
Nikolaj Arcel

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Left to Right: Caroline (Alicia Vikander) and Johann (Mads Mikkelsen). Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Caroline (Alicia Vikander). Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Caroline (Alicia Vikander). Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Johann (Mads Mikkelsen). Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Left to Right: Johann (Mads Mikkelsen) and Caroline (Alicia Vikander). Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Left to Right: Johann (Mads Mikkelsen), Christian VII (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard), and Caroline (Alicia Vikander). Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Left to Right: Christian VII (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard) and Johann (Mads Mikkelsen). Courtesy of Jiri Hanzl.
Director Nikolaj Arcel. Photo courtesy of Jeppe Gudmundsen.