PAL/Region 2 pressing. Borgen is a drama sensation from the producers of the acclaimed series 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 now faces the biggest dilemma of her life. The question is: Will she succumb to pressure of compromise on her ideals and face consequences both on and off the political stage?
A female politician - leader of a minor centrist party - unexpectedly becomes prime minister of Denmark. There are two men in her life: her husband and her spin doctor. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Gerald McKeever
Suspenseful, good minor characters and subplots, an insight into Scandinavian politics, an intriguing portrait of how power gradually and inevitably corrupts.Published 19 months ago by sb
“Had to return it,it wouldn’t play and I have a Region free blu-ray player,
I would’ve love to see this, can’t take another chance on it not playing. Read more
The entire Borgen series is on a level of quality to match the West Wing, and is in some ways better.
The production values are high.
The lead performance is remarkable. Read more
I didn't realize, when I made the purchase, that this was in original Danish, with English subtitles. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Cyberanne