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20TH edition NOVEMBER 24 TO DECEMBER 2, 2023

A Royal Affair (En Kongelig Affære)

Nikolaj Arcel

Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany

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Director's Biography

Nikolaj Arcel has written a large number of screenplays, including the adaptation of the first film in the highly acclaimed Millennium trilogy, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009). Based on the bestselling book by Stieg Larsson, the film earned Arcel a BAFTA nomination in 2011. His feature film A Royal Affair, which he wrote and directed, won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2012 and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best International Film in 2013. Since then, Arcel has directed The Dark Tower (2017), and has written a number of critically acclaimed films, making him one of the most sought-after writer-directors in Scandinavia. The Promised Land (2023) had its premiere in the Official Selection of the Venice International International Film Festival.

Danish, English
Screenings :
Wedn 29 / 14h00 / Musée Yves Saint Laurent
Wedn 29 / 14h00 / Musée Yves Saint Laurent

Un conte passionnant d’idéalistes courageux qui risquent tout dans leur quête de liberté pour le peuple mais, par-dessus tout, c’est l’histoire d’une romance passionnée et interdite qui a changé toute une nation.

Director Nikolaj Arcel
Producer Louise Vesth, Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Meta Louise Foldager
Screenwriter Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg
Cinematographer Rasmus Videbaek
Editor Mikkel E.G. Nielsen, Kasper Leick
Sound Claus Lunge, Hans Christian Kock
Music Gabriel Yared, Cyrille Aufort
Colour Colour
Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm, David Denick

Production Company Zentropa Entertainments
International Sales Company TrustNordisk


Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany






Danish, English