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

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...  Birgitte Nyborg / ... 30 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Katrine Fønsmark 30 episodes, 2010-2013
Emil Poulsen ...  Magnus Christensen 30 episodes, 2010-2013
Freja Riemann ...  Laura Christensen 30 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Torben Friis 30 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Ulrik Mørch 30 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Kasper Juul 29 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Hanne Holm 27 episodes, 2010-2013
Mikael Birkkjær ...  Philip Christensen 26 episodes, 2010-2013
Anders Juul ...  Simon Bech 26 episodes, 2010-2013
Lisbeth Wulff ...  Pia Munk 25 episodes, 2010-2013
Kasper Lange ...  Dan 24 episodes, 2010-2013
Lars Knutzon ...  Bent Sejrø 22 episodes, 2010-2013
Søren Spanning ...  Lars Hesselboe 21 episodes, 2010-2013
Christoph Bastrup ...  Journalist 20 episodes, 2010-2011
...  Niels Erik Lund 15 episodes, 2010-2013
Bjarne Henriksen ...  Hans Christian Thorsen 15 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Michael Laugesen 15 episodes, 2010-2013
Ole Thestrup ...  Svend Åge Saltum 14 episodes, 2010-2013
...  Sanne 13 episodes, 2010-2011
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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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Birgitte Hjort Sørensen and Pilou Asbæk have both starred in Game of Thrones (2011). See more »

Goofs

When subtitled e.g. in news clips Lars Brygmann's character's name is sometimes spelled "Troels Höxenhaven" and sometimes "Troels Høxenhaven". The letter "ö" does not exist in the Danisch alphabet. It should be "ø" in general. 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 Natholdet - med Anders Breinholt: Le Gammeltoft (2011) See more »

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Borgen Main Titles
Written & performed by Halfdan E
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Well sketched characters, excellent direction, topping pace.
11 February 2012 | by 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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