Borgen

60 minutes

A drama about a new Danish prime minister's battle to maintain her ideals.

60 minutes

A drama about a new Danish prime minister's battle to maintain her ideals.

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Epigraph: "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
The Moderates lose the election after Kruse's outburst against Nyborg during the last debate on TV1. The New Democrats manage to capture 13 seats and are needed for a majority in parliament. Both the Red (left-leaning) and Blue (right-leaning) coalition try to pull the New Democrats into their government. Birgitte tries to negotiate but does not have a preference for either coalition. The vice-chairwoman of the Freedom party wants to join the Red coalition and Birgitte is asked again to support them. She is offered the post of Prime Minister. This presents her with a dilemma. In the end she joins the Blue coalition and the series ends with Birgitte going to her new cabinet as minister of foreign affairs.

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s3e10 The Election
March 10, 2013
Epigraph: "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln The Moderates lose the election after Kruse's outburst against Nyborg during the last debate on TV1. The New Democrats manage to capture 13 seats and are needed for a majority in parliament. Both the Red (left-leaning) and Blue (right-leaning) coalition try to pull the New Democrats into their government. Birgitte tries to negotiate but does not have a preference for either coalition. The vice-chairwoman of the Freedom party wants to join the Red coalition and Birgitte is asked again to support them. She is offered the post of Prime Minister. This presents her with a dilemma. In the end she joins the Blue coalition and the series ends with Birgitte going to her new cabinet as minister of foreign affairs.
Series Finale
Epigraph: “To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself." - Søren Kierkegaard
The opinion polls seem to give the New Democrats five seats for the coming election. Birgitte is quite confident her strategy is working out. The difference with the Moderates is not that apparent for most voters. In a debate of 'moderate parties' she decides to boldly attack Jacob Kruse. In the general debate on TV1 Jacob Kruse eventually lashes out against Birgitte Nyborg and does not manage to recover from this mistake.

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s3e9 Sense and Sensibility
March 4, 2013
Epigraph: “To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself." - Søren Kierkegaard The opinion polls seem to give the New Democrats five seats for the coming election. Birgitte is quite confident her strategy is working out. The difference with the Moderates is not that apparent for most voters. In a debate of 'moderate parties' she decides to boldly attack Jacob Kruse. In the general debate on TV1 Jacob Kruse eventually lashes out against Birgitte Nyborg and does not manage to recover from this mistake.
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s2e5 Plant a Tree
October 23, 2011
October 23, 2011
Plant a Tree
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s2e6 Them and Us
October 30, 2011
October 30, 2011
Them and Us
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s2e10 An Extraordinary Remark
November 27, 2011
November 27, 2011
An Extraordinary Remark
Season Finale
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s3e1 A Child of Denmark
January 1, 2013
January 1, 2013
A Child of Denmark
Season Premiere
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s3e3 The Right Shade of Brown
January 13, 2013
January 13, 2013
The Right Shade of Brown
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s3e4 One Man's Loss
January 27, 2013
January 27, 2013
One Man's Loss
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s3e6 Sins of the Past
February 10, 2013
February 10, 2013
Sins of the Past
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s3e7 The Drop
February 17, 2013
February 17, 2013
The Drop
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s3e8 One Has a Point of View
February 24, 2013
February 24, 2013
One Has a Point of View
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s3e10 The Election
March 10, 2013
March 10, 2013
The Election
Series Finale

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