Nordic Noir Classics Borgen Trilogy DVD
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Nordic Noir Classics Borgen Trilogy

Borgen is a BAFTA winning Danish drama series from the producers of The Killing.

Following the intricate and complicated lives of politicians, media spinners and the reporters who feed off their triumphs and failures, Borgen uncovers a world of political and personal intrigue.

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 as Prime Minister. Will she succumb to pressure of compromise on her ideals and face consequences both on and off the political stage?

In Series 2 Birgitte has been Denmark s Prime Minister for two years years that have severely taken their toll on her private life. Increasingly, Birgitte finds herself having to make questionable compromises as the inevitable tensions between the various parties continue to mount.

In Series 3 Over two years have passed and Birgitte Nyborg is no longer the Prime Minister of Denmark. Disillusioned with the way her old party is heading she decides to try to make a comeback by publicly challenging the incumbent Party Chairman. Failing narrowly in this attempt, Birgitte assesses her options and concludes that her only way back into politics is to start again and found a new political party. Forging an unlikely alliance with journalist, Katrine Fønsmark, who becomes her new media adviser and spokesman, the third season of BORGEN follows the journey of Nyborg and her new party towards a taking a fresh shot at parliament and fighting her way back to power back to Borgen.

Production Year: 2013
Region Code: 2
UK Rating: 15
Running Time: 1740 Mins
Number of Discs: 9
Language: Danish
Subtitles: English
Audio: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 2:20:1
Colour: Colour
Director Soren Kragh-Jacobsen
Director Rumle Hammerich
Director Annette K. Olesen
Director Mikkel Nørgaard
Director Jesper W. Nielsen
Director Louise Friedberg
Director Jannik Johansen
Director Henrik Ruben Genz
Director Charlotte Sieling
Cast Sidse Babett Knudsen
Cast Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
Cast Emil Poulsen
Cast Pilou Asbæk

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