A Royal Affair
aka En kongelig affære
First screened in December 2012
Director: Nikolaj Arcel. Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm, Cyron Melville, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, David Dencik, Bent Mejding, John Martinus, Søren Malling, Laura Bro, Harriet Walter. Screenplay: Rasmus Heisterberg and Nikolaj Arcel.
Twitter Capsule: Pacing, camera could be defter, but rivals Lincoln in blending character portraits with complex historical critique.

Photo © 2012 Magnolia Pictures/Zentropa Entertainments
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Foreign Language Film

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Foreign Language Film

Other Awards:
Berlin Film Festival: Best Actor (Følsgaard); Best Screenplay

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