DVD: A Royal Affair, For retail & rental (Metrodome)
Sunday 28 October 2012
This rich, intelligent and moving Danish period drama tells the incredible true story of a German doctor (Mads Mikkelsen) who ministers to the mentally fragile King Frederick VI (Mikkel Boe Foelsgaard) and has an affair with Queen Caroline (Alicia Vikander) in late 18th-century Copenhagen.
As much about social reform as it is about bodice-ripping, it deserves to be ranked alongside Amadeus and Dangerous Liaisons.
ReviewThese heroes in a half shell should have been left in hibernation
Sek, k'athjilari! (That’s “yes, definitely” to non-native speakers).TV
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