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A Royal Affair


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Mar 25, 2013

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Nikolaj Arcel


Alicia Vikander

Mads Mikkelsen

Mikkel Boe Følsgaard


2012 Magnolia Pictures

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Release Date: 9 November 2012 (Limited)

Also Called: En kongelig affære

Because we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Synopsis: In the name of political alliances, Caroline Mathilde (Alicia Vikander) of Great Britain marries King Christian VII of Denmark (Mikkel Boe Følsgaard) only to discover he is insane. When she meets her husband’s doctor (Mads Mikkelsen), the two begin an affair and try to reform the country.

A Royal Affair has been nominated by the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Film category.The dialogue is in Danish, with English subtitles.

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Teaching ideas and topics to discuss about A Royal Affair.

This movie is based on the life of King Christian VII of Denmark. It covers his marriage to Caroline Matilda of Great Britain and her affair with Christian’s doctor, Johann Friedrich Struensee.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Nudity.
AB 14A Sexual Content.
MB 14A Mature Theme, Sexual Content
ON 14A Sexual Content, Subtitled.
QC G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of A Royal Affair...

A Royal Affair releases to home video on March 26, 2013.

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