The Legacy I-II-III


Season 1: 10 x 58 min.

Season 2: 7 x 58 min.

Season 3: 9 x 58 min.

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The Legacy is a character-driven drama series about what it means to be a family in a time when classical family patterns have radically changed


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The Legacy I – II -III

The Legacy I – II -III


The series is a modern family portrait. A description of the ‘68 generation and their children. A narrative about the sharp traces and consequences left by an intense time of upheaval upon modern family life – whether it takes place in a seemingly liberated and progressive artist’s home or in a more traditional and community-oriented, provincial and handball-minded environment. The Legacy plays out at the legendary Grønnegaard manor in southern Funen, where the internationally renowned artist Veronika Grønnegaard has lived an eccentric and colorful life since the wild sixties.

The series follows Veronika’s four grown-up children whose free and chaotic childhood at Grønnegaard has left its marks on them in very different ways. They live scattered to the four winds until Veronika dies and they gather to pack up the estate. Just before she dies, Veronika leaves the manor to her daughter Signe, who was given up for adoption.

Conceptualising Director Pernilla August
Directors Jesper Christensen, Trine Dyrholm, Pernilla August, Heidi Maria Faisst, Louise N. D. Friedberg, Mads Kamp Thulstrup & May el-Toukhy
Creator & Head Writer Maya Ilsøe
Episode Writers Per Daumiller, Anders August, Lasse Kyed Rasmussen, Karina Dam, Lolita Bellstar, Maja Jul Larsen, Lars K. Andersen, Tommy Bredsted, Nanna Westh & Maja Juul Larsen
Producer Karoline Leth & Christian Rank
Produced by DR Drama
Duration Season 1: 10 x 58 min. & Season 2: 7 x 58 min. & Season 3: 9 X 58 min.
Year of Production 2014-2017
Original Title Arvingerne I + II + III