The death of a matriarch brings forgotten secrets out into the open and causes a prolonged battle for the family inheritance.

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 Gro Grønnegaard (26 episodes, 2014-2017)
Marie Bach Hansen ...
 Signe Larsen (26 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Frederik Grønnegaard (26 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Emil Grønnegaard (26 episodes, 2014-2017)
Lene Maria Christensen ...
 Solveig Riis Grønnegaard (26 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Robert Eliassen (26 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 John Larsen (24 episodes, 2014-2017)
Kirsten Lehfeldt ...
 Lone Ramsbøll (24 episodes, 2014-2017)
Victor Stoltenberg Nielsen ...
 Villads Grønnegaard (24 episodes, 2014-2017)
Karla Løkke ...
 Hannah Grønnegaard (24 episodes, 2014-2017)
Annette Katzmann ...
 Lise Larsen (22 episodes, 2014-2017)
Peter Hesse Overgaard ...
 Kim (19 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Thomas Konrad (17 episodes, 2014-2015)
Mikkel Arendt ...
 Aksel (15 episodes, 2015-2017)
Josephine Raahauge ...
 René (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Andreas Baggesen (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
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The Legacy is a modern family portrait. A description of the '68 generation and their children. A narrative about the sharp traces and consequences left by an intense time of upheaval upon modern family life - whether it takes place in a seemingly liberated and progressive artist's home or in a more traditional community-oriented, provincial and handball-minded environment. The serial plays out at the legendary manor Grønnegaard, southern Funen, where the internationally renowned artist Veronika Grønnegaard has lived an eccentric and colorful life since the wild sixties. The serial follows Veronika's four adult children whose free and chaotic childhood at Grønnegaard has left its mark on them in very different ways. They live scattered to the four winds until Veronika dies and they gather to wind up the estate. Just before she dies, Veronika leaves the manor to her daughter Signe, who was given up for adoption. Signe lives with her partner in a quiet residential area in the local town... Written by The Legacy, DR

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Danish drama to keep you hooked
29 April 2017 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed the Danish drama series, "The Legacy". It features more self-absorbed, narcissistic, self-destructive characters than I have seen in a long time. I'm not sure there are any likable main characters - it's more a case of degrees of difference in their selfishness. This show really reinforces the expression "Monkey can't buy you happiness." It traces the lives of a family thrown into turmoil after receiving news of their inheritance. The acting is superb - enough to make you despise, loathe, pity or feel contempt for this family and their behaviour. Recommended.


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