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The Legacy 

Arvingerne (original title)
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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Series cast summary:
Trine Dyrholm ...  Gro Grønnegaard 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Marie Bach Hansen ...  Signe Larsen 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Carsten Bjørnlund ...  Frederik Grønnegaard 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard ...  Emil Grønnegaard 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Lene Maria Christensen Lene Maria Christensen ...  Solveig Riis Grønnegaard 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Trond Espen Seim ...  Robert Eliassen 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Jens Jørn Spottag ...  John Larsen 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Kirsten Lehfeldt Kirsten Lehfeldt ...  Lone Ramsbøll 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Victor Stoltenberg Nielsen Victor Stoltenberg Nielsen ...  Villads Grønnegaard 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Karla Løkke Karla Løkke ...  Hannah Grønnegaard 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Annette Katzmann Annette Katzmann ...  Lise Larsen 22 episodes, 2014-2017
Peter Hesse Overgaard Peter Hesse Overgaard ...  Kim 19 episodes, 2014-2017
Jesper Christensen ...  Thomas Konrad 17 episodes, 2014-2015
Mikkel Arndt Mikkel Arndt ...  Aksel 15 episodes, 2015-2017
Josephine Raahauge Josephine Raahauge ...  René 13 episodes, 2014-2015
Kenneth M. Christensen Kenneth M. Christensen ...  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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1 January 2014 (Denmark) See more »

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The title "Arvingerne" translates to "The Heirs," although it was broadcast in the UK & Australia as "The Legacy." See more »

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Superb soap at its finest
5 January 2014 | by danish_mermaidSee all my reviews

Do see this! For all of the millions of people out there whose entire lives have been molded by selfish parents who lost their common sense somewhere between a kiss and the diamond ring, here's a soap opera for you. The two main female roles are portrayed very convincingly, notably Trine Dyrholm as "Gro Grønnegaard" and Marie Bach Hansen as "Signe Larsen". The plot quickly thickens as the question of inheritance brings out the weasel in just about everyone. Psychologically, anyone who has ever dealt with inheritance issues will recognize several themes and reflect on their own personal stories and reactions. As a result maybe this defining drama can pave the way for deeper family dialogs among the lucky viewers who have the guts to speak up.


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