Following the life of a very outspoken and rebellious woman, Rita is a school teacher who is competent in the classroom, but seems to need a teacher of her own, when it comes to her personal life.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lise Baastrup ...  Hjørdis 32 episodes, 2012-2017
Mille Dinesen Mille Dinesen ...  Rita Madsen 32 episodes, 2012-2017
Nikolaj Groth ...  Jeppe Madsen 25 episodes, 2012-2017
Ellen Hillingsø ...  Helle / ... 24 episodes, 2012-2015
Carsten Bjørnlund ...  Rasmus 20 episodes, 2012-2015
Kristoffer Fabricius Kristoffer Fabricius ...  Uffe 18 episodes, 2012-2017
Alexandre Willaume ...  Jonas Poulsen 16 episodes, 2013-2015
Morten Vang Simonsen ...  Ricco Madsen 15 episodes, 2012-2015
Ole Dupont ...  Lærer 15 episodes, 2012-2015
Sara Hjort Ditlevsen ...  Molly Madsen 13 episodes, 2012-2017
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Following the life of a very outspoken and rebellious woman, Rita is a school teacher who is competent in the classroom, but seems to need a teacher of her own, when it comes to her personal life.

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En fandens god lærer. (One hell of a good teacher)

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Comedy | Drama

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Denmark

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Danish

Release Date:

9 February 2012 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Рита See more »

Filming Locations:

Rødovre, Sjælland, Denmark

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SF Studios See more »
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At the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, the series received a total of six nominations, including the producers Karoline Leth and Jesper Morthorst and the screenwriter Christian Torpe for Best International Producer and Best European producer of a TV drama series. See more »

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Remade as Rita (2013) See more »

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Speak Out Now
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Written by Nanna Øland Fabricius, Fridolin Nordsø, Kristian Leth
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Makes me want to visit Denmark
6 July 2015 | by raquelapenaSee all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this show on Netflix and I didn't get enough. It is very different television than we have here in the U.S. They are more open and accepting of different lifestyles. Rita's character is very complex and I love her. She does so many things wrong and breaks rules in an effort to do the right thing for the school children. She is a teacher that truly cares for the kids she teaches but she isn't the best mother. This show reminds me of Nurse Jackie which is an excellent show on Showtime (Cable here in the US). I learned a little about their school system and their culture and it made me want to visit Denmark. After watching all 3 season I want to know if there will be more to come.


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