I saw A Royal Affair [2012] yesterday. A really compelling story with excellent performances by the leads, most of whom aren't big names (but should be). It's a profound alternative to the "monarchy love-story" genre that caters largely to American vanity.

I saw A Royal Affair [2012] yesterday. A really compelling story with excellent performances by the leads, most of whom aren't big names (but should be). It's a profound alternative to the "monarchy love-story" genre that caters largely to American vanity.

Caroline Matilda of Great Britain - Alicia Vikander in A Royal Affair, set between 1766 and 1783 (2012).

Caroline Matilda of Great Britain - Alicia Vikander in A Royal Affair, set between 1766 and 1783 (2012).

Alicia Vikander as Caroline Mathilde  A Royal Affair (2012) dir. Nikolaj Arcel

Alicia Vikander as Caroline Mathilde A Royal Affair (2012) dir. Nikolaj Arcel

A Royal Affair 2012 (Nikolaj Arcel)

A Royal Affair 2012 (Nikolaj Arcel)

"Isn't the music beautiful?"     She smiled softly as her fingers danced across the keys. "The piano was always my favorite. It was my escape. Whenever I played, I could disappear into another world. This world."

"Isn't the music beautiful?" She smiled softly as her fingers danced across the keys. "The piano was always my favorite. It was my escape. Whenever I played, I could disappear into another world. This world."

Alicia Vikander - "En kongelig affaere" = "A royal affair" (2012) - Costume designer : Manon Rasmussen

Alicia Vikander - "En kongelig affaere" = "A royal affair" (2012) - Costume designer : Manon Rasmussen

A Royal Affair, 2012

A Royal Affair, 2012

Mads Mikkelsen in A Royal Affair... definitely the best movie of 2012!!!

Mads Mikkelsen in A Royal Affair... definitely the best movie of 2012!!!

A Royal Affair (2012) dir. Nikolaj Arcel

A Royal Affair (2012) dir. Nikolaj Arcel

A Royal Affair (2012) | dir. Nikolaj Arcel #film

A Royal Affair (2012) | dir. Nikolaj Arcel #film

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