A Royal Affair world premiere

BERLIN 2012. Nikolaj Arcel's historical drama "A Royal Affair" enjoys its world premiere on Thursday 16 February in the Berlinale Palast. Mads Mikkelsen stars as King Christian VII's physician Struensee in his first Danish roles in years.

Nikolaj Arcel and Zentropa's "A Royal Affair", in Competition at the Berlin International Film Festival, has its world premiere on Thursday 16 February in the Berlinale Palast.

See the screening schedule for the Danish films at the Berlinale 2012

"A Royal Affair" is based on the dramatic story of love and politics between King Christian VII, his English queen Caroline Mathilde and the king's physician Struensee. The film features two of Scandinavia's hottest names, with Mads Mikkelsen in the role of Struensee and Alicia Vikander as the young headstrong queen.

Read interview with Nikolaj Arcel The Responsibility To Tell A Good Story

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"A Royal Affair" is produced by Louise Vesth, Sisse Graum Jørgensen and Meta Louise Foldager for Zentropa. TrustNordisk handles international sales. Domestic release is set for 29 March.


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