Pelle the Conqueror (Pelle Erobreren)
Pelle the Conqueror (Pelle Erobreren) (1988)

Long but rewarding, the Danish-Swedish Pelle the Conqueror is based on the early passages of Martin Andersen Nexoe's four-volume novel. Pelle (Pelle Hvengaard) is the son of a 19th-century Swedish farmer (Max Von Sydow). Seeking escape… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 21, 1988
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2002
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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Von Sydow was better in Strange Brew, but still rather sweet.

Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
A father and son move to a Denmark village where they try to make ends meet amid poverty and few opportunities for advancement. Heart-breaking and stark, Pelle… More
John Ballantine
I remember Max Von Sydow at the Oscars as the afterthought as I'm sure most of the Academy had not taken in Pelle the Conquerer. It is an epic to sit… More
Daisy Maduro
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