Lists of BEST NATIONS typically include Denmark close to the top.
But their government seems as chaotic as any.
Borgen is a Danish political drama television series.
In Danish: Borgen, lit. ’The Castle’, is the informal name of Christiansborg Palace where all three branches of Danish government reside: the Parliament, the Prime Minister’s Office, and the Supreme Court, and is often used as a figure of speech for the Danish government. …
… against all the odds, Birgitte Nyborg Christensen (Sidse Babett Knudsen)—a minor centrist politician—becomes the first female prime minister of Denmark. …
On Netflix the English voice over and captions are hilariously bad. BUT I did enjoy the characters and story lines. It gets great reviews on Rotten Tomatoes.
Newsweek called Borgen “the best TV show you have never seen”.
NY Times: “bleaker, Nordic version of The West Wing“
A U.S. remake of the series is planned.
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