A Royal Affair

Royal Affair

Catherine Mathilda is sent form England to marry the insane King Christian V11 whilst just a teenager.  She falls deeply in love with the king’s physician, Johann Struensee, a radical thinker who embarks on a reform programme starting hospitals and ending torture.  A carefully made production adding real depth to one of Europe’s most intriguing royal stories.

Dir: Nikolaj Arcel

Audience Score: 84.09%


  • A most enjoyable film – thank you
  • Fully enjoyed
  • Terrific – death scene in last 1/3 especially
  • Lovely – a bit predictable
  • Liked its slow progress. Not too much music but good when it was there. Beautiful to look at
  • Something intersting and well acted

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