A Fortunate Man

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A Fortunate Man

Original title: Lykke-Per
Director: Bille August
Cast: Esben Smed, Benjamin Kitter, Julie Christiansen, Tommy Kenter, Tammi Øst, Rasmus Bjerg, Ole Lemmeke
Country: Denmark
Year of production: 2018
Length (min): 168
Language: Danish
Subtitles: English, Czech
Sales: Danish Film Institute
Section: Profile: Bille August
Sponsors: Dánské velvyslanectví

Young Per from a pious family leaves for Copenhagen to study engineering. He meets the Salomons, a Jewish family whose interest is piqued by his visionary project using water and wind energy. He gets very close to their daughter, Jakobe. The plans are ready, but the strength of family bonds gradually comes to light. An epic adaptation of a Henrik Pontoppidan novel, one Denmark's favourite books.

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