November 9, 2012

Under the Radar: A Royal Affair

With so many promising period films to check out in the coming months (Anna Karenina, Wuthering Heights, and Les Mis, to name a few), you might not have heard of the Danish historical drama A Royal Affair. The film tells the story of the mentally ill King of Denmark, King Christian VII, and his queen, Caroline Mathilde, who falls for the royal court's trusted doctor friend (played by the striking Mads Mikkelsen). Sumptuous costumes...scandalous affairs...sanity-skirting monarchs...count me in!

Here's a sneak peek:

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