Bille August Movies

List of the best Bille August movies: The Best Intentions(1992), Pelle the Conqueror(1987), Les Miserables(1998), Goodbye Bafana(2007), 55 Steps(2017), Night Train to Lisbon(2013), Jerusalem(1996), Return to Sender(2004), Chacun Son Cinema(2007), A Fortunate Man(2018), The Chinese Widow(2017) ... ...

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The Best Intentions

In 1909, poor theology student Henrik falls in love with Anna, the intelligent daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After marrying Henrik becomes a priest in northern Sweden. Urbane Anna hates living in the county, growing restless.

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Pelle the Conqueror

When his wife dies, Lassefar (Max von Sydow) takes his 12-year-old son, Pelle (Pelle Hvenegaard), from their home in Sweden to Denmark in search of a better life. Signing on as laborers at ... See full summary »

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Les Miserables

Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.

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Goodbye Bafana

Goodbye Bafana is the true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.

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55 Steps

When patients' rights lawyer Colette Hughes goes to meet her new client, Eleanor Riese, a patient in the psychiatric unit of a San Francisco hospital, she has no idea that besides taking on... See full summary »

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Night Train to Lisbon

Swiss Professor Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons) abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself.

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The beginning of the 20th century. Gertrud and Ingmar are in love with each other. While Ingmar is away during the winter, a religious wave spreads in the area. Also Gertrud becomes a ... See full summary »

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Return to Sender

While fighting for a woman who sits on death row, a lawyer happens upon new information which brings into question the motives of a man associated with her client.

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Chacun Son Cinema

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A Fortunate Man

A young man breaks free from his devoutly religious family in Western Denmark to pursue an engineering degree.

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The Chinese Widow

Following a retaliatory air strike on Tokyo after Japanese forces bomb Pearl Harbor, an Air Force commander makes an emergency landing in China, where he is given shelter by a local widow.

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