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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
From the makers of Denmark's The Killing and Borgen: a costume drama

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark has launched a new television series that it hopes will emulate the global success of its previous hits Borgen and The Killing but, eschewing contemporary murder and political twists, it has moved into an entirely new landscape -- historical drama. With the same actors and producers as the Scandinavian Noir dramas that were watched by millions around the world, Danish state-funded broadcaster DR says '1864' keeps the same recipe of character development and melancholy to get viewers hooked. The series, the first episode of which aired on Sunday, follows the childhood friendship of two brothers and a girl, which turns into an emotional love...

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