A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister.

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 Katrine Fønsmark 30 episodes, 2010-2013
Emil Poulsen ...
 Magnus Christensen 30 episodes, 2010-2013
Freja Riemann ...
 Laura Christensen 30 episodes, 2010-2013
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 Torben Friis 30 episodes, 2010-2013
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 Ulrik Mørch 30 episodes, 2010-2013
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Mikael Birkkjær ...
Anders Juul ...
Lisbeth Wulff ...
Kasper Lange ...
Lars Knutzon ...
Søren Spanning ...
 Lars Hesselboe 21 episodes, 2010-2013
Christoph Bastrup ...
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 Niels Erik Lund 15 episodes, 2010-2013
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 Hans Christian Thorsen 15 episodes, 2010-2013
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 Michael Laugesen 15 episodes, 2010-2013
Ole Thestrup ...
 Svend Åge Saltum 14 episodes, 2010-2013
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A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister.

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29 October 2011 (USA)  »

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Gefährliche Seilschaften  »

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Pilou Asbæk, the actor who plays spin doctor Kasper Juul, received requests from political parties to talk to their main spin doctors in a public forum. See more »

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Begivenheder og personer i BORGEN er fiktive - men inspireret af virkeligheden. Serien refererer desuden til historiske personer og hændelser i dansk politik før 1982. = Events and people in BORGEN are fictional - but inspired by reality. The series also refers to historical people and events in Danish politics before 1982. See more »

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Featured in Gintberg på kanten: Christiansborg (2014) See more »

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Well sketched characters, excellent direction, topping pace.
11 February 2012 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I am not one to watch lengthy part series - not at all!! This one just grabbed me and held me tight. The Danes and Sweedish do quality TV, especially in casting and character direction. Compared to many US productions, where characters are often like cardboard cut-outs, this series gave us believable real live human people. Brilliant photography and beautiful direction.

The story too was very well crafted, looking deep into human behaviour, morals and ethics in power, and the consequences of actions taken.

It is a series I will watch again in the future, if just to enjoy the rich texture.

I highly commend the production team and recommend this excellent series.


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