A Royal Affair Synopsis
A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution.
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Movie Reviews

As Foriegn Films Go, This One Is Special.

By Al P
Reading a film puts a lot of people off. That's understandable in that it's difficult to watch and read at the same time. Still, some films transcend this deficit and this is definitely one of...

Bravo!!!

By ItsJustMelissa
Very nicely done. I laughed, I got angry, I sat at the edge of my seat, I cried...it was well acted, flawlessly written and beautiful. (Mikkelsen is Brilliant!!) I enjoyed every character...The King,...

Excellent Royal Love Triangle

By pedsarq
The setting is the Danish Royal Court during the Age of Enlightenment (early 1700s). The players are The King of Denmark, a German doctor, and an English woman who married the king of Denmark. The...

ENGAGING TALE OF DANISH-ENGLISH HISTORY

By DBee
After seeing this quite interesting piece of Danish monarch history, that takes place in the 2nd half of the 18th century, I was encouraged to verify the accuracy of the tilm. In doing so I was...

Sad but fascinating moment in Danish history

By 55moviemonster
Beautifully produced historical drama re. the relationship between King Christian VII of Denmark, his wife Caroline Matilda (youngest daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales) and Johann Stroensee, a...

Absolutely Sumptuous

By bestdesign
From the exquisite direction and acting to the breathtaking scenery and costumes, this film is in a league above most period films. It doesn't pander in the typical hollywood fashion yet tantalizes...

DELICIOUS DANISH FOREIGH FLIM REVOLVING AROUND A DOOMED ROYAL MARRIAGE AND DISASTEROUS "ROYAL AFFAIR

By Peneflix
Beautifully filmed, exquisitely acted Danish movie revolving around the disastrous marriage of Englishwoman Caroline Mathilde (sister of King George III) to her cousin Danish King Christian VII. The...

Royal Subterfuge

By VAmovie_goer
A Royal Affair is an intriguing look into the machinations and scheming that went on in the Danish Royal Court in the 18th century. The cast was very good especially Mads Mikkelsen (who was a Bond...

BEST MOVIE OF THE YEAR!

By frann226
Oscar winner for sure. I dragged my macho boyfriend to this movie and he left swearing it would win best film at the oscars. Great performances....

Interesting, well acted, message

By hlichstein
Very interesting arc to the story, marvelous performances by stars, good intellectual message. Movie making craft well displayed, psychology accurate. Worthwhile experience....

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Rated R | For Sexual Content and Some Violent Images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Hefty historical drama has some racy, violent moments.
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