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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Mikkel Følsgaard
Alicia Vilander
Mads Mikkelsen
Directors
Nicolaj Arcel
Screenwriters
Nikolaj Arcel
Rasmus Heisterberg
Running Time
138 minutes

A Royal Affair
Putting the 'knave' into Scandinavia


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A Royal Affair

Plot
Denmark, 1760s. German doctor Johann Struensee (Mikkelsen) is taken on to attend to the questionable sanity of the erratic King Christian. The German's eye is quickly caught by the king's beautiful wife, Queen Caroline (Vikander), and the two fall into an affair that threatens to consume them both.


Verdict
A voluptuous slice of historical drama that will satisfy period fans and Mikkelsen admirers equally.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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