Pelle The Conqueror

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • Drama

Bille August, the director of TWIST AND SHOUT (1986), the most commercially successful Danish film ever, followed that teen drama with this Swedish-Danish coproduction set in the 1890s and starring Max von Sydow as an impoverished Swedish widower who moves to Bornholm, a Danish island in the Baltic, hoping to improve his lot in life. He takes along his...read more

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00:34 — Swedish account of a boy and his elderly father who attempt to eke out a living as farmhands in turn-of-the-century Denmark. Acclaimed at Cannes, Gold (more…)

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Bille August, the director of TWIST AND SHOUT (1986), the most commercially successful Danish film ever, followed that teen drama with this Swedish-Danish coproduction set in the 1890s and starring Max von Sydow as an impoverished Swedish widower who moves… (more)

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