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Pelle the Conqueror

Genres: Drama

Release Date: 1987-12-25

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Svensk Filmindustri

This Movie Is About

father son relationship · 19th century · emigrant · bornholm · poverty · farm · farm worker · island · based on novel or book

Overview

The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest form of life. Pelle starts to speak Danish but is still harassed as a foreigner. But none of them wants to give up their dream of finding a better life than the life they left in Sweden.