A Royal Affair
Release Date: Thursday, 21 June 2012.
Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Alicia Vikander.
Directed by Nikolaj Arcel.
Classification: M (Mature themes, violence and sex scenes), 138 mins.
Official Site: http://www.aroyalaffair.com.au
Language: Danish (subtitled).
“A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with his physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.” 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.
CANNES Winner: Best Actor [Mads Mikkelsen]
Official Selection Berlin, Sydney, Toronto Film Festivals
Winner Best Actor (Mikkel Boe Falsgaard) Berlin Film Festival
Winner - Best Script, Berlin Film Festival