PELLE THE CONQUEROR

By Bille August

FACTS

Title: PELLE THE CONQUEROR
Original title: PELLE EROBREREN
Director: Bille August
Producers: Per Holst
Film status: Internationally Premiered
Cast: Max von Sydow,Pelle Hvenegaard,Erik Paaske
Genre: Drama
Duration: 144 min
Language: Danish
Country of origin: Denmark
Production Company: Nordisk Film A/S
Scriptwriter: Bille August,Per Olov Enquist,Bjarne Reuter
Cinematographer: Jörgen Persson
Production year: 1987
Editor: Janus Billeskov Jansen

Academy Award winning film that centers on the heart-wrenching tale of Lasse and his son Pelle, Swedish immigrants trying to overcome cruel discriation with dreams of a better life on the Danish island of Bornholm.

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Festival overview

Cannes Film Festival
Awards: Palme d'Or: Bille August (director)
1988-05-11
Awards: Oscar: Best foreign language film
1989-03-28

Oscar academy awards
Awards: Oscar: Best foreign language film
1989-03-28

Bafta scotland awards
Awards: Nominated
1990-02-05

Berlin European Film Academy Awards
Awards: Best actor
1988-11-26

Antwerpen European Youth Film Festival of Flanders
1998-02-13

Buff, Sweden
1988-01-21

Ghent Flanders Int. Film Festival
1988-10-12

Hanoi Int. FF
1996-11-30

Locarno Film Festival
1988-08-04

London Barbican Centre
1992-11-12

London Film Festival
1988-11-10

Lübeck, Nordische Filmtage
1998-11-05

New York Nordic Film Festival
1991-03-11

Oulu int. Children's FF
1988-11-21

Poznan Denmark At the Castle
1992-04-04

Reykjavik Nordic FF
1993-03-24

Riga International Center of new cinema
1995-06-16

Singapore EU- Film Festival
1993-10-24

Utrecht Dutch Film Days
1991-09-18

Valladolid International Film Festival ( Spain)
1988-10-21