Release date:November 9, 2012
MPAA Rating:R (for sexual content and some violent images)
Screenwriters:Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg, Lars von Trier
Starring:Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Folsgaard
"A Royal Affair" is an 18th-century historical drama four years in the making, starring Mads Mikkelsen and Alicia Vikander. Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, screenwriter of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," the film is an epic romance about the love triangle between a German doctor, the queen of Denmark, and her deranged king. The film was produced by Meta Louise Foldager ("Melancholia") and Sisse Graum Jorgensen ("In a Better World") for Zentropa Entertainment.