A Fortunate Man

Movie
Audience Score
68
NR 2 hr 42 minDrama
On his quest for happiness Per decides to leave Jutland and an upbringing in a strict religious home He runs from his family and his patriarch father and sets sail towards Copenhagen to become an engineer Parallel to his studies he works on a visionary energy project based on wind and wave energy a project so much ahead of its time that professors consider him insane and far too selfconfident However Pers project becomes a success and he marries the beautiful Jakobe who is a part of a wealthy Jewish family One would imagine that Pers happiness now is made But Pers childhood keeps haunting him and his dogmatic family cannot accept his new life Despite his luck and success Per is unable to fully cut the strings to his strict religious background and he now fears that he will repeat his fathers patriarchist behavior

Movie Details

Original Language:Danish
Executive Producers:Heinrich Ambrosch, Henrik Zein, Lena Haugaard, Christian Rank, Katrine Vogelsang
Production Companies:Nordisk Film Denmark Den Vestdanske Filmpulje FilmFyn Satel Film