Public Funding For HBO Nordic’s Pelle The Conqueror

The Danish Film Institute has announced public funding for HBO Nordic's new eight-part historical drama Erobreren (Conqueror), based on Volumes II-IV of Martin Andersen Nexø's novel about Pelle The Conqueror. In the novel, Pelle moves from Sweden to Denmark as a young boy with his father in search of a better life. They both become labourers at a large farm and are subjected to prejudice as immigrants and face physical intimidation because of their social standing. Young Pelle learns what it takes