A Royal Affair

A Royal AffairDvd release date: 03/26/2013

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Category: Romance
Rated: R

“A Royal Affair” is the true story of an ordinary man who wins the queen’s heart and starts a revolution. Centering on the intriguing love triangle between the ever more insane Danish King Christian VII (Mikkel Boe Folsgaard), the royal physician who is a man of enlightenment and idealism Struensee (Mads Mikkelsen) and the young but strong Queen Caroline Mathilda (Alicia Vikander), “A Royal Affair” is the gripping tale of brave idealists who risk everything in their pursuit of freedom for their people… Above all it is the story of a passionate and forbidden romance that changed an entire nation. (Publisher)

Summary of critic reviews:

New York Post: **1/2 (out of four)
USA Today: ***1/2 (out of four)

Overall: *** (out of four)