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.
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Birgitte negotiates her first finance bill into place after only a few short months as prime minister. But several members of parliament withdraw their support before the final ratification.
The introduction of a third strong female character causes the episode to address the show's central theme of gender equality head on.
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