Pelle The Conqueror
Original Title: Pelle Erobreren
Country of Origin: Denmark
Production year: 1987
Director: Bille August
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 013131-126693
Running time: 2:30 (150 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: April 10, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#1363)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 15, 2001
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
In one of the most acclaimed foreign films of our time, Max Von Sydow (in his Oscar nominated performance) stars as laborer Lasse Karlsson, who leaves hard time in his native Sweden searching for a better life for himself and his son Pelle (Pelle Hvenegaard). But upon their arrival in Denmark, they find even harsher conditions when they are forces to live and work on a brutal farm. As father and son struggle to survive the cruelties of their new life, they face an epic journey full of passion, pain and the extraordinary triumph of the human spirit.
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Genres
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Anchor Bay Entertainment
 • Miramax
 • Per Holst Film A/S
Audio format
Danish  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
Tags
Jukebox
Subtitles
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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Crew
Direction
Bille August....Director
Writing
Martin Andersen Nexø....Original Material By
Bille August....Screenwriter
Per Olov Enquist....Writer
Bjarne Reuter....Writer
Production
Per Holst....Producer
Cinematography
Jörgen Persson....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Janus Billeskov Jansen....Film Editor
Music
Stefan Nilsson....Composer
Sound
Niels Arild....Sound
Lars Lund....Sound
Art
Anna Asp....Production Designer
Cast
Pelle Hvenegaard....Pelle the Conqueror
Max Von Sydow....Lassefar
Erik Paaske....Farm Foreman
Björn Granath....Farmhand Erik
Astrid Villaume....Mrs. Kongstrup
Axel Strøbye....Kongstrup
Troels Asmussen....Rud
Kristina Törnqvist....Anna
Karen Wegener....Mrs. Olsen
Sofie Gråbøl....Miss Sine
Lars Simonsen....Niels Køller
Buster Larsen....Ole Koller
John Wittig....Schoolteacher
Troels Munk....The Doctor
Nis Bank-Mikkelsen....The Clergyman
Lena-Pia Bernhardsson....The Sow
Anna Lise Hirsch Bjerrum....Karna
Vilhelm Weber....Farmhand at Stengården
Merete Holst Hansen....Servant girl at Stengården
Mogens Dester....Farmhand at Stengården
Tine Stochholm....Servant girl at Stengården
Finn Knygberg....Farmhand at Stengården
Inge Marie From....Servant girl at Stengården
Henrik Hansen....Farmhand at Stengården
Jytte Strandberg....Servant girl at Stengården
Jørgen Hansen....Farmhand at Stengården
Nina Christoffersen....Servant girl at Stengården
Finn Olsen....Farmhand at Stengården
Lone Svendsen....Servant girl at Stengården
Thyge Andersen....Farmhand at Stengården
Birthe Jensen....Servant girl at Stengården
Henning Franck Hansen....Classmate
Thomas Hansen....Classmate
Lars Petersen....Classmate
Karen Bjørkøe....Classmate
Espen Hegnet Knudsen....Classmate
Sascha Lystrup Andersen....Classmate
Jeppe Nicolaisen....Classmate
Rikke Hacke....Classmate
Oliver Grumme....Classmate
Henriette Nielsen....Classmate
Benjamin Holck Henriksen....Henrik Bodker, Classmate
Henriette Nolsøe....Classmate
Thure Lindhardt....Nilen, Classmate
Ingeborg Holten....Classmate
David Heilman....Classmate
Daniel Roosen....Classmate
Kurt Frederiksen....Fisker (uncredited)
Morten Jørgensen....Farming trainee (uncredited)