In 1766, the 15-year-old Princess of Wales was anxious about her upcoming marriage to Denmark's King Christian VII. Will he like her? Will the people like her?
This finely acted and engaging historical piece is shot with a contemporary sensibility that resonates today.
A Royal Affair looks sumptuous and contains meaty, provocative ideas. It's a feast of a film, one that will send you scurrying for background on the real people behind this true story.