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Pelle the Conqueror (1987)

PG-13
157 min | Drama

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...See moreThe 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. Written by Mattias Thuresson See less
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$ 974
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$ 2,053,931
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Dec 21, 1988 (United States)

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Max von Sydow
Lassefar Lassefar   See fewer
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Erik Paaske
Forvalter / Foreman Forvalter / Foreman   See fewer
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Björn Granath
Erik (as Bjørn Granath) Erik (as Bjørn Granath)   See fewer
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Astrid Villaume
Fru Kongstrup / Mrs. Kongstrup Fru Kongstrup / Mrs. Kongstrup   See fewer
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Axel Strøbye
Kongstrup Kongstrup   See fewer
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Karen Wegener
Madam Olsen / Mrs. Olsen Madam Olsen / Mrs. Olsen   See fewer
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Sofie Gråbøl
Jomfru Sine / Miss Sine Jomfru Sine / Miss Sine   See fewer
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Lars Simonsen
Niels Køller Niels Køller   See fewer
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Buster Larsen
Ole Køller Ole Køller   See fewer
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John Wittig
Skolelærer / School teacher Skolelærer / School teacher   See fewer
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Troels Munk
Læge / Doctor Læge / Doctor   See fewer
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Nis Bank-Mikkelsen
Præst / Clergyman Præst / Clergyman   See fewer
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Lena-Pia Bernhardsson
Soen / The Sow (as Lena Pia Bernhardsson) Soen / The Sow (as Lena Pia Bernhardsson)   See fewer
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Vilhelm Weber
Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården   See fewer
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Merete Holst Hansen
Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården   See fewer
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Mogens Dester
Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården   See fewer
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Tine Stochholm
Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården   See fewer
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Finn Knygberg
Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården   See fewer
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Inge Marie From
Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården   See fewer
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Henrik Hansen
Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården   See fewer
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Jytte Strandberg
Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården   See fewer
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Jørgen Hansen
Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården   See fewer
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Nina Christoffersen
Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården   See fewer
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Finn Olsen
Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården   See fewer
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Lone Svendsen
Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården   See fewer
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Thyge Andersen
Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården Karl på Stengården / Farmhand at Stengården   See fewer
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Birthe Jensen
Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården (as Birte Jensen) Pige på Stengården / Servant girl at Stengården (as Birte Jensen)   See fewer
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Henning Franck Hansen
Skoleelev / Classmate Skoleelev / Classmate   See fewer
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Thomas Hansen
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Lars Petersen
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Karen Bjørkøe
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Espen Hegnet Knudsen
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Sascha Lystrup Andersen
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Jeppe Nicolaisen
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Rikke Hacke
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Henriette Nielsen
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Benjamin Holk Henriksen
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Henriette Nolsøe
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Thure Lindhardt
Nilen - Skoleelev / Classmate Nilen - Skoleelev / Classmate   See fewer
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Ingeborg Holten
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David Heilman
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Daniel Roosen
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Brianne Brozey
Pelle (uncredited) Pelle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kurt Frederiksen
Fisker / Fisherman (uncredited) Fisker / Fisherman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Morten Jørgensen
Landbrugselev / Farming trainee (uncredited) Landbrugselev / Farming trainee (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 8,825 votes