About the film
based on novel or book island farm worker farm bullying working class poverty class differences bornholm emigrant 19th century father son relationship
Pelle the Conqueror
Release Date: December 21, 1987
|Production Companies||:||SF Studios, Per Holst Filmproduktion, Svenska Filminstitutet, Det Danske Filminstitut|
|Producers||:||Katinka Faragó, Klas Olofsson, Per Holst, Lars Kolvig, Jens Arnoldus, Claes Kastholm Hansen, Peter Poulsen|
|Writers||:||Bille August, Martin Andersen Nexø, Per Olov Enquist, Bjarne Reuter|
In the late 19th century, two Swedish emigrants, Lasse Karlsson and his son Pelle, arrive on the Danish island of Bornholm hoping to find work on a farm and save enough money to travel to the United States of America.