A Royal Affair

En kongelig affære | Konunglegur kostur

Nikolaj Arcel

Category: Honorary Guest

Country: Denmark

Runtime: 137 min. 0 sec.

Synopsis

The film takes place in Denmark, 1770. Queen Caroline Mathilda is married to Christian VII, who suffers from mental illness. The queen has a secret affair with the king’s doctor, Johann Struensee. Due to the king’s debilitated state, Caroline and Struensee take over the country. But some of the decisions they make prove to be very unpopular among Denmark's upper classes and they suddenly find that they have some very powerful enemies.