“Fifteen years ago, a journalist in Denmark wrote that ‘life is too short to watch a Danish TV series’,” says Adam Price, creator of the Danish political drama Borgen that was recently broadcast on BBC Four.
Nothing could be farther from the truth today as Scandinavian television is proving a hit on British shores and beyond, and American producers are rushing to make their own versions.
Three women in a maternity ward reveal their lives and intimate thoughts to each other while in a maternity ward together, where they face the choice of keeping their babies or offering them for adoption.
Two estranged sisters, Ester and Anna, and Anna's 10-year-old son travel to the Central European country on the verge of war.
Ester becomes seriously ill and the three of them move into a hotel in a small town called Timoka.
Asked to dinner by his mistress, Lotte (Julie Ølgaard), Roger declines and ends their relationship.
Life is stressful, and there are only so many hours in each day.
The modern-day person moves at a fast pace, and travel needs are greater than ever.
Jóhannesson Official language: Icelandic The monarchy of Iceland was created by the Act of Union of 1918 which transformed the former Danish overseas possession of Iceland into an independent sovereign constitutional monarchy.
Iceland adopted a new constitutionfollowing the referendum in 1944 which abolished the monarchy.