HCMC – Screening of A Royal Affair

Posted on Wednesday 27 Mar - 2013

A ROYAL AFFAIR

Sat 30 Mar Fri 29 Mar 2013, 8 pm
Saturday Cafe (Ca Phe Thu Bay)

From the organizer:

Welcome to the screening of the film A ROYAL AFFAIR (Denmark, 137 mins) by director Nicolaj Arcel. There is a discussion after the screening with director/critic Ba Vu.

The movie is based on a true story about a love affair between Queen Caroline Mathilde and the German Royal doctor – Johan Friedrich Struensee. The movie won 2 Silver Bears at Berlin International Film Festival and nominated for Oscar of the year 2013. For more information about the content, you can see below:

At the end of the 18th century, the rose of England Caroline Mathilde was sent to Denmark to marry her unstable mental cousin, King Christian VII. In despite of her husband’s erratic behavior, Caroline completed her duty and brought out the heir.

Then, Christian was on the go to travel around Europe, and chose Struensee to be his own doctor.

On their return, the private doctor of the king began to have an affair with Queen Caroline. Lovers together participated in a political plan to introduce the innovative reform of the society by tricking the king to sign the law needed!

Free entry. Seats are limited, please contact with Mr. Duy Thang in advance via 01217799316.

Language: Original language with Vietnamese subtitles.

Film’s trailer:

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Saturday Cafe (Ca Phe Thu Bay)
1st Floor, Trung Nguyen Coffee
19B Pham Ngoc Thach, D3, HCMC

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