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Borgen

  • 2010
  • Drama
  • 15

Summary

"Borgen" is a Danish political drama about the fight for political power and its consequences. It begins with Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen) facing her first election as party leader. She makes a decision to change her campaign strategy just three days before the vote, a tactic her colleagues and the media view as risky. Her bold move pays off when she doubles her party's seats in parliament and her focus switches to forming alliances that would enable her to form a new coalition government and become Denmark's first female prime minister. It premiered on BBC Four in January 2012.

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