'A Royal Affair' -- 3 stars

<b>R; 2:17 running time</b><br><br>
In the late 18th century ¿ as America was on the cusp of revolting to free itself from the tyranny of arbitrary rule by people born to privilege and laws, medicine and freedoms constrained by religious superstition ¿ Europe was, state by state, wrestling with many of the same issues. It was the Enlightenment, the Age of Reason, and if it's a sketchy historical period for most Americans, the Danish drama "A Royal Affair" makes a stately, entertaining way of bringing us up to speed. -- Roger Mooore<br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1107-royal-affair-20121108,0,7237689.story>Read the full "A Royal Affair" movie review</a>

( November 8, 2012 )

R; 2:17 running time

In the late 18th century ¿ as America was on the cusp of revolting to free itself from the tyranny of arbitrary rule by people born to privilege and laws, medicine and freedoms constrained by religious superstition ¿ Europe was, state by state, wrestling with many of the same issues. It was the Enlightenment, the Age of Reason, and if it's a sketchy historical period for most Americans, the Danish drama "A Royal Affair" makes a stately, entertaining way of bringing us up to speed. -- Roger Mooore

Read the full "A Royal Affair" movie review

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