Bille August's 'Pelle the Conqueror: 30th Anniversary Edition' Planned for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Apr 4, 2017 at 06:52 AM PDT by

The 1987 Oscar-winning Danish drama is headed for Blu-ray at the end of May.

In an early announcement to retailers, Film Movement says 'Pelle the Conqueror: 30th Anniversary Edition' will be available on Blu-ray on May 30.

Lasse, an elderly and widowed farmer, and his young son Pelle, join a boat-load of immigrants to escape from impoverished rural Sweden to Denmark's Baltic island of Bornholm. They are employed at a large farm in Denmark, where they are treated as the lowest of the low. It is ultimately their loving relationship which sustains them through a difficult year.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements include: Audio Commentary by film scholar Peter Cowie and a collector's booklet with film essay by film historian and critic Terrence Rafferty, cast and crew credits, and original production stills.

You can find the latest specs for 'Pelle the Conqueror: 30th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under May 30.

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