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Aro Recommended Pelle the Conqueror


Denmark / Sweden 1987, 150 minutes
Dir. Bille August
In Danish, Swedish with English subtitles
Genres: Foreign Cinema, Drama

Topics: Period - 1800s, Late-life.


Aroview: Swedish widower Max Von Sydow emigrates in the 19th century to Denmark with his son, where they struggle against injustice and poverty. Won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.

Cannes - Palm D’Or
NZ International Film Festival 1989

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DVD Features

Features Swedish or English (dubbed) language tracks - no subtitles.

  • trailers
  • aspect ratio: 16:9

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