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)
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 Katrine Fønsmark (30 episodes, 2010-2013)
Emil Poulsen ...
 Magnus Christensen (30 episodes, 2010-2013)
Freja Riemann ...
 Laura Christensen (30 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Torben Friis (30 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Ulrik Mørch (30 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Kasper Juul (29 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 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)
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 Niels Erik Lund (15 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Hans Christian Thorsen (15 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Michael Laugesen (15 episodes, 2010-2013)
Ole Thestrup ...
 Svend Åge Saltum (14 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 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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Although a fan of the show, Denmark's real female Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, claimed "I've made a point of not watching Sidse Babett Knudsen too closely just to make sure I'm not too influenced by her. If anything, it sometimes feels more as if life is imitating art." 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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Referenced in Weekend Weekend: Episode #1.6 (2011) See more »

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It cannot get better than this?
16 February 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have so enjoyed "The Wire", "The Sopranos" and "The Killing" to name a few, that I absolutely had to post this, my first review. Borgen is totally absorbing.

The human characterisation is immense and is simply the best (in my opinion) series, film, broadcast I have ever seen. Thank goodness for subtitles!

It is a fascinating insight into how government works in a democratic society and how it "maybe" deals with so many issues that affect us all. If you hate politics and politicians, this series will temper your feelings. My scepticism and my cynicism towards government will not be as entrenched as it has been having seen this production.

Superb acting by all the cast. Brilliant! Brilliant! Brilliant!


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