Political power cannot be won without sacrifice. Birgitte Nyborg wins a landslide victory for her party, but how far is she willing to go to gain influence? Can she succeed professionally, continue to lead a happy family life, and stay true to herself? Borgen (Government) is an award-winning Danish drama series about the fight for political power and the personal consequences for everyone involved.
'Borgen,' Episode 19: 'The Sanctity of Private Life'
The episode explores every major theme tackled by the series, including the relationship between politicians and the press that see-saws between mutualistic and parasitic.
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In the season finale, Birgitte is on a month leave from her post as prime minister to focus on family, and Hans-Christian Thorsen, Labor Party chairman, has positioned himself to be her possible successor.
Birgitte's dream of a new Denmark slowly materializes when she assembles a "band of brothers" to form the New Democrats Party.
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