A Royal Affair
Friday Feb 15 01:00 PM
Friday Feb 15 07:30 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00
About the Film:
Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, Denmark, 2012, 137 mins.
Danish, French, German and English with English subtitles
Denmark’s official Oscar entry is a lavish and sumptuous period piece centering on the love triangle between an insane Danish King, his young Queen and their royal physician. Based on a true story, A Royal Affair is the tale of a passionate and forbidden romance that sparked a revolution and changed an entire nation. Stars Mads Mikkelssen (aka Le Chiffre in Casino Royale).
Official Selection: Berlin, Toronto and Hawai’i International Film Festivals. Winner: Silver Berlin Bear, Berlin International Film Festival.
View the trailer.
Read the New York Times review.