Producer
Director
Julia Melchior, Sebastian Dehnhardt
Producer
16:9 HDTV
Genre
Dynasties
Broadcaster
ZDF
Length
1 x 45'
Editor
Year
2011
Royal affairs!
Carl Gustaf and the Swedes

More than half a billion people enthusiastically followed the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling in June 2010, but only a short time later scandalous reports about King Carl Gustaf shook the monarchy to its foundations.

A life in the palace as the first family in the country - what initially seems like a dream to many often casts long shadows ahead. In "Royal affairs! Carl Gustaf and the Swedes" the authors put the monarchy in Sweden to the test. What is the significance of the royal family for their country? And what does it mean for the royal family to put their lives at the service of the nation.

In exclusive interviews, members and friends of the royal family provide valuable insights behind the scenes. Supporters and critics of the royal family discuss the pros and cons of the monarchy. Through haunting archive footage and opulent reshoots, viewers experience the true joys and burdens of living in the face of the crown.

First broadcast: Tue, 24 May 2011, 20:15, ZDF.

Royal affairs! Carl Gustaf and the Swedes

More than half a billion people enthusiastically followed the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling in June 2010, but only a short time later scandalous reports about King Carl Gustaf shook the monarchy to its foundations.

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