I saw A Royal Affair [2012] yesterday. A really compelling story with excellent performances by the leads, most of whom aren't big names (but should be). It's a profound alternative to the "monarchy love-story" genre that caters largely to American vanity.

A Royal Affair (2012)

A Royal Affair - A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

Alicia Vikander as Caroline Mathilde  A Royal Affair (2012) dir. Nikolaj Arcel

Masquerade haute couture and accessoire. Masquerades were events held by the Royal Court or the upper classes, much like a ball.

A Royal Affair (Danish: En kongelig affære) is a 2012 historical drama film directed by Nikolaj Arcel, starring Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander and Mikkel Følsgaard. The story is set in the 18th century, at the court of the mentally ill King Christian VII of Denmark, and focuses on the romance between his wife, Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, and the royal physician Johann Friedrich Struensee.

A Royal Affair (Danish: En kongelig affære) is a 2012 historical drama film directed by Nikolaj Arcel, starring Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander and Mikkel Følsgaard. The story is set in the century, at the court of the mentally ill King Christian VII

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