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A Royal Affair

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

November 09, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Nikolaj Arcel

Starring :

Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Folsgaard, David Dencik, Trine Dyrholm, William Johnk Nielsen, Cyron Bjorn Melville, Laura Bro

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..while it's lavish and lush in all the expected costume-drama ways, A Royal Affair never bogs down in period detail..”
by Ella Taylor [NPR]
Review rate : A-

“..we are drawn undeniably to well-crafted beauty, power wielded for good and romance built upon authenticity, and "Royal Affair" has all three in bounds..”
by Amanda Mae Meyncke [Film.com]
“..though humdrum period detail and monotonous pacing too often leave the proceedings feeling only partially aroused..”
by Nick Schager [Village Voice]
“..the strength of the script is its focus on events not as historical chronicle but as the direct experience of these three complicated central characters..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
“..the movie takes an unexpected direction after the affair begins..”
by Mary F. Pols [TIME Magazine]
“..the film stretches credibility and historical fact in suggesting that she was the driving force behind the enlightened reforms of the short-lived "Struensee era."..”
by Alissa Simon [Variety]
“..succumbs to many of the vices of the period film: didacticism, excessive length and the tendency to read history as a set of moral diagrams..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
“..its ambitious scope in terms of subject matter, its intelligence, its brilliant cast of actors and its lavish production values..”
by Robert Beames [Beames on Film]
Review rate : B

“..for the majority of its long running time, it really is just a comfortably-rendered period drama..”
by Jessica Kiang [indieWire]
“..employing a classically romantic sweep and traditional narrative style which befits the story..”
by Mike Goodridge [Screen Daily]

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