Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
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.
Release Date : Dec 25, 1987
Runtime : 2h 37m
Genre : Drama
Companies : Odyssey Entertainment, Svensk Filmindustri, Per Holst Filmproduktion
Countries : Denmark, Sweden
Keywords : based on novel or book, island, farm worker, farm, poverty, bornholm, emigrant, 19th century, father son relationship