Borgen

April 2016
58:55

S1 Ep10

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The First Tuesday in October - In the final episode of the series, Birgitte is suffering in the opinion polls before a new year in parliament, while the opposition party is picking up headway. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan Philip Asbæk and Birgitte Hjort Sørensen. (From Denmark, in Danish and English) (Drama Series) (Final) M (A,S) CC
March 2016
58:36

S1 Ep9

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Divide and Rule - Though Birgitte is surprised at the defence minister's choice of new fighter jets, she allows him to make public the decision on the government's behalf. When unpleasant surprises surface in the wake of the big plane purchase, the media launch an offensive against members of parliament. Birgitte, meanwhile, becomes more and more controlling both at work and at home, while Katrine runs into problems with her boss when she acts too arbitrarily. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan ...
56:46

S1 Ep8

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The Silly Season - It's summer, and not much is going on in parliament. Yet when Michael Laugesen announces that he has written a book containing disclosures from his years in politics, something happens. Kasper is forced to deal with people and events from his past which he has fought to put behind him. Meanwhile, Birgitte realises she must make an effort to win back her home life, and plans a holiday for the whole family. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan Philip Asbæk and Birgitte Hjort Søren...
55:09

S1 Ep7

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil - When surveillance equipment is found in the offices of an extreme left-wing political party, it looks like the work of the Danish Security and Intelligence Service - but why? Illegal monitoring of a legal political party is a serious offence, and it quickly becomes clear that Birgitte and her minister of justice have very different opinions of the case. Meanwhile, Birgitte's home life suffers from her absence. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan Philip A...
58:28

S1 Ep6

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State Visit - Birgitte faces her first state visit, as the president of the former Soviet republic of Turgistan comes to Denmark and announces his intention to invest one billion euros in Danish wind turbine technology. However, the simultaneous arrival of a renowned Turgistani poet and dissident, places Birgitte in the middle of a significant, escalating conflict. She also faces some conflict on the home front. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan Philip Asbæk and Birgitte Hjort Sørensen. (From D...
58:25

S1 Ep5

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Men Who Love Women - With the support of her Minister of Trade, Birgitte puts forth a proposal for gender quotas on Danish companies' boards of directors. The proposal meets resistance both in and out of government - and the country's most powerful businessman gives Birgitte an ultimatum that could have serious consequences. Meanwhile, Katrine turns down an offer of help to take better care of herself, and Kasper gets into a muddle with the ladies. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan Philip Asbæk...
58:01

S1 Ep4

Expired 3.0 72 x
100 Days - Television journalist Katrine Fonsmark gets the scoop of her life when an anonymous informant contacts her with important security policy information. The pressure is on prime minister Birgitte Nyborg to kill the story, but she decides not to intervene. In the process, Katrine finds herself in some intense situations and runs into problems with her boss, but in the middle of the turmoil help appears from an unexpected source. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan Philip Asbæk and Birgitt...
58:01

S1 Ep3

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The Art of the Possible - After only a few short months as prime minister, Birgitte Nyborg has negotiated her first finance bill into place. But before the final ratification, several members of parliament withdraw their support. Ousted politician Michael Laugesen is in a new position as a newspaper editor and is out to get Nyborg. And while Kasper finds a new job, Katrine is still extremely vulnerable as she experiences yet another shock. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan Philip Asbæk and Birg...
57:47

S1 Ep2

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Count to 90 - Birgitte Nyborg is undeniably the winner of the election, doubling her party's seats in parliament. Focus now turns to the negotiation of alliances and the forming of a new coalition government. Turbulence and surprises ensue, and Birgitte's election win begins to look more like a loss. Katrine is going through hell, but continues her dedication to her work. And in addition to losing his job, Kasper is losing his grip. Stars Sidse Babett Knudsen, Johan Philip Asbæk and Birgitte Hj...
58:16

S1 Ep1

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Decency in the Middle - From the producers of the internationally acclaimed Danish political drama, The Killing, this series follows the intricate and complicated lives of the politicians, media spinners and reporters who feed off their triumphs and failures in ‘Borgen’ (the Castle) - the nickname for Denmark's parliamentary building. In the first episode of the series, Denmark is preparing for parliamentary elections and Birgitte Nyborg, facing her first election as party leader, decides at th...
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