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Borgen: Season 1

In a world of political and personal intrigue, the Bafta award-winning series (Best International Drama Series) "Borgen" follows the intricate and complicated lives of politicians, media spinners and the reporters who feed off their triumphs and failures. The setting is Borgen, the nickname for Denmark's Parliamentary building, otherwise known as "The Castle". After scoring her party a landslide victory through her idealism and work ethic, the smart and sexy populist Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen) now faces the biggest dilemma of her life. The question is: Will she succumb to pressure of compromise on her ideals and face consequences both on and off the political stage? From the producers of "The Killing". 10 episodes.

Year: 2010
Genre: TV Drama, Scandinavian Cinema, Television Shows, Deluxe Box Sets
Country: Denmark
Starring: Soren Malling, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Birgitte Hjort Sorensen, Johan Philip Asbaek, Emil Poulsen, Freja Riemann, Thomas Levin
Duration: 580 Minutes
Rating: M - Sex scenes and offensive language.
Subtitles: Yes
8.5/10
Location in store: Drama (TV)

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