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Borgen: Season 3 (2013)

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Season 3 of the Danish drama opens with Birgitte Nyborg (Sidse Babett Knudsen) out of politics, but not public life: she's pulling in big bucks on the speaker circuit. That's not to say she's content, however, and given that she disagrees with the new direction of her old party, the Moderates, she sees no recourse but one: a political comeback. As the season progresses, her return to politics is predictably bumpy; and a new political party, the New Democrats, threatens to upset the old order—if it can get enough signatures to make the ballot, that is. She also faces smears from opponents, copes with a disturbing medical development and is caught off guard when the current prime minister calls for an early election.

Cast

Sidse Babett Knudsen
as Birgitte Nyborg Christensen
Birgitte Hjort Sørensen
as Katrine Fønsmark
Pilou Asbæk
as Kasper Juul
Mikael Birkkjaer
as Philip Christensen
Peter Mygind
as Michael Laugesen
Søren Malling
as Journalist
Emil Poulsen
as Journalist
Preben Kristensen
as Michael Laugesen
Michelle Bjørn-Andersen
as Michael Laugesen
Alastair Mackenzie
as Michael Laugesen
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Critic Reviews for Borgen: Season 3

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (10)

From the opening minutes of Season 3, "Borgen," in all its psychological glory, is back.

September 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Though wobblier, looser and more structurally uneven than the previous seasons, when "Borgen" is firing on all cylinders, it's still enriching, rewarding television.

September 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Borgen, the ridiculously compelling tale of Danish coalition politics and journalistic shenanigans, is back, and it has lost none of its edge or rich texture.

September 27, 2018 | Full Review…

This isn't just a show about a "strong female character." Nyborg is formidable, but she's also very multi-dimensionally human.

September 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Borgen plays like a more astringent version of The West Wing, a show it clearly borrows from and improves on.

February 7, 2014 | Full Review…

Watch "Borgen" for its sharp depiction of the personal cost of leadership-and to set a high bar for what makes those sacrifices feel worthwhile.

September 27, 2018 | Full Review…

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