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Pelle the Conqueror

Pelle the Conqueror

Starring: Max von Sydow

Directed By: Bille August

Rated: Unrated

Running Time: 157 min.

Format: 2D

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At 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. In Scanian, Danish, Swedish, and Finnish with English subtitles.

Academy Award and Golden Globe Winner,
Best Foreign Language Film, 1989


Friday, March 31 (2017) 7:15pm
Saturday, April 1 (2017) 4:15pm, 7:15pm
Sunday, April 2 (2017) 2:15pm, 4:45pm, 7:15pm


Doctorow Center for the Arts, Village of Hunter, NY
7971 Main Street, Hunter, NY