A Royal Affair
(En Kongelig Affaere)
Denmark / Sweden / Germany
Director Nikolaj Arcel
Starring Mads Mikkelsen, David Dencik, Alicia Vikander
Caroline Mathilda (Alicia Vikander) is sent from England to marry King Christian III. It soon becomes clear that he is psychologically unstable. The arrival of Johann Struensee (Mads Mikkelsen) with his wisdom and Enlightenment thinking provides relief emotionally and a political solution to her problems.
Average = 8.26
[Numerous comments on poor subtitles – come on distributors – get it right!]
Brilliant film – only let down by poor subtitles
Did this really happen?
Stunning – but oh, subtitles on snow?