Pelle der Eroberer 1986
1h 29min | Drama | TV Movie 1 January 1986
Set in the late 1800’s, the original “Pelle der Eroberer” (aka Pelle the conqueror) comes from Martin Anderson Nexo’s novel about a Swedish boy Pelle and his elderly father Lasse who come to Denmark in search of work and a better life. A bleak and desolate future becomes apparent when the two find employment on a farm full of abuse, slavery, and scandal. Not everyone is happy to see Pelle and his father and soon it becomes obvious to everyone that the immigrants are not welcome.
Director: Christian Steinke
Writer: Martin Andersen Nexø (novel)
Stars: Stefan Schrader, Martin Trettau, Klaus Manchen