A Fortunate Man

In the late 19th century, Peter Sidenius is an ambitious young man from a devout Christian family in Western Denmark, who travels to the Danish capital of Copenhagen to study engineering, rebelling against his clergyman father. He comes into contact with the intellectual circles of a wealthy, Jewish family and seduces the elder daughter, Jakobe. Per, as he now calls himself, conceives a large-scale engineering project including the construction of a series of canals in his native Jutland, and lobbies for its construction. But just as Per seems to be about to make his dreams come true, his pride stands in the way.

Original title:
Lykke-Per
Year:
2018
Length:
162 minutes
Country:
Director:
Bille August
Genre:
Poster for A Fortunate Man

Shown at

  1. Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2019
  2. Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2019

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