"Pelle, the Conqueror"
Directed by Bille August
Winner of the
Cannes Festival Palme d'Or and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language
Film, Bille August's moving film features a remarkable performance by Max
von Sydow as the Swedish father who takes his son Pelle to Denmark in search
for a new life. In the harsh milieu of the Danish farm, Pelle is inspired by
the dreams of those around him, but realizing that his father cannot help
him fulfill his dream, Pelle sets off for a life of adventure--to conquer
the world. Danish with English subtitles. 150 minutes.