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A Royal Affair + discussion

Hosted by the Consul of the New York Trips, Brunch, and Concerts Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 13 Sep 18:00 - 20:00

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The Plan:
Anytime: watch the movie on your own
6.00-8.00pm: movie discussion on Zoom
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NB. This film is available on streaming services for rent (~$4-5). Watch the film at your preferred time and then join the discussion at 6.00pm. Zoom invite will be sent shortly before the discussion.
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Trailer: Protected content

A Royal Affair (Danish: En kongelig affære) is a Protected content 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.

The film received two Silver Bears at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards. It was also nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 70th Golden Globe Awards.

The film has a 90% rating on rotten tomatoes.