Ride Upon The Storm

December 2017

Season 1 Episode 1

4.0 14 x
From award-winning screenwriter Adam Price (Borgen) and starring Lars Mikkelsen (The Killing, Borgen) comes this new, modern character-led Danish story about faith - both in the traditional, religious sense and in the wider context of what it is that guides us through existence. At its centre is priest Johannes and his two sons August and Christian. In Denmark, 2017, the Krogh family have been priests for more than 250 years. Johannes is headed for the absolute top as the Bishop of Copenhagen.

Season 1 Episode 10

4.0 9 x
This year, the grand traditional Pentecost service at Johannes’ Lindegard Church is attended by a pre-eminent guest, the bishop of Copenhagen, as well as a range of priests that Johannes is head of. It finally seems that Johannes has normalised his relationship with the bishop and his colleagues. August has also been invited along with the rest of the family. But a change has happened in August. The manic intensity of his faith in God is leading him to be increasingly estranged from his surroun...

Season 1 Episode 2

3.0 5 x
Johannes realises that his methods don’t fit in to the Bishop’s plans, creating friction in his relationship with Elisabeth. In the Middle East, August is struggling to find his place among the deployed soldiers, resulting in catastrophic consequences.

Season 1 Episode 3

4.0 7 x
A completely changed August returns home to Copenhagen - to the great bewilderment of his family, who don’t understand what’s going on. It isn’t until the press get wind of what happened in the Middle East and an avalanche starts rolling that August confides in his father. Johannes is fighting against the bishop, who wants to optimise the operation of churches in Copenhagen by closing down those with the lowest number of visitors - including a church in Johannes’ very own parish.

Season 1 Episode 4

3.0 9 x
A dazed and bruised Christian wakes up in a monastery in Nepal. Everything he owns has been stolen. In Denmark, August's mental state continues to deteriorate, and the anti-anxiety medicine he takes isn't working. Flashbacks from his time in the Middle East become more frequent and intense. Elisabeth discovers that Johannes has had an affair with one of his employees, and despite her otherwise open-minded understanding of Johannes' character flaws, this latest affair creates a divide between th...

Season 1 Episode 5

4.0 7 x
Christian returns home from Nepal with a completely changed outlook on life; an outlook that he sets down in writing. Johannes desperately tries to reclaim Elisabeth's love and respect, but she's finding it difficult to forgive him.

Season 1 Episode 6

3.0 8 x
Christian visits Amira in an attempt at atonement, only to discover that she has left Mark. August gradually starts returning to his old self, but he isn’t yet emotionally able to resume their attempts at establishing the family that he and Emilie have previously so fervently wanted. And his formerly unconditional faith in God is still wavering. Johannes is still getting the cold shoulder from Elisabeth, and while he struggles to keep himself, as well as his church and staff on the right track,...

Season 1 Episode 7

3.0 8 x
The disastrous Easter lunch results in considerable changes in the inner circle surrounding Johannes. August’s attempts to help a young confirmand backfire and result in a severe warning from the bishop. This makes August consider whether or not he’s even fit for the Danish national church.

Season 1 Episode 8

3.0 5 x
August starts working as a street pastor where he ends up drawn into a case of two brothers staying illegally in Denmark – both of them are rejected asylum seekers. Elisabeth takes a break from her relationship with Johannes and tries moving in with Liv. Christian is busy with all the work surrounding his book, which is finally published and has been well received by everybody – except for Johannes, who ends up turning his back on his eldest son over the book.

Season 1 Episode 9

4.0 7 x
With Amira’s help, Christian buys his own apartment. His great, unresolved love of his youth, Nanna, shows up and tells a story that further cements the already poor relationship between Johannes and Christian. Christian’s relationship with Amira is also put to the test. Elisabeth is deeply divided between Johannes and Liv, who wants Elisabeth to come with her to Berlin. And everything suddenly culminates for Elisabeth. August is still deeply involved in the case of the two illegal refugee boys...