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A Royal Affair

En kongelig affære

Directed by Nikolaj Arcel
Denmark, Sweden, 2012
Romance, History


In 1767, the British Princess Caroline is betrothed to the mad King Christian VII of Denmark, but her life with the erratic monarch in the oppressive country becomes an isolating misery. However, Christian soon gains a fast companion with the German Dr. Johann Struensee.

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A Royal Affair Directed by Nikolaj Arcel

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2012 | 4 wins including: Best Actor

Academy Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

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