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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:
...  Gro Grønnegaard 26 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Signe Larsen 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Lene Maria Christensen ...  Solveig Riis Grønnegaard 26 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Frederik Grønnegaard 26 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Emil Grønnegaard 26 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Robert Eliassen 26 episodes, 2014-2017
Kirsten Lehfeldt ...  Lone Ramsbøll 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Karla Løkke ...  Hannah Grønnegaard 24 episodes, 2014-2017
...  John Larsen 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Victor Stoltenberg Nielsen ...  Villads Grønnegaard 24 episodes, 2014-2017
Annette Katzmann ...  Lise Larsen 22 episodes, 2014-2017
Peter Hesse Overgaard ...  Kim 19 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Thomas Konrad 17 episodes, 2014-2015
Mikkel Arendt ...  Aksel 15 episodes, 2015-2017
Josephine Raahauge ...  René 13 episodes, 2014-2015
...  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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Arvingerne was sold to a number of other countries worldwide even before it had aired in Denmark. See more »

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Bingewatchable
17 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is exceptional TV!!!!! Superb acting, a fascinating storyline and the display of art makes you believe that the writer must be more than just a writer. it's not predictable and every second of it is interesting. I would've loved to continue watching more than 3 seasons but it's all in all very satisfying. This is my first danish series and now I'm hooked. You can buy all three seasons now so binge watching can be guaranteed :-) enjoy this piece of art!


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