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A Fortunate Man 

Lykke-Per (original title)
The story of Per Sidenius, the "victim" of a strict upbringing in rural western Denmark, by his pietistic hard line preacher father in the pre-industrial aera, around the turn of the 20th. ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Julie Christiansen ...  Nanny 4 episodes, 2018-2019
Katrine Greis-Rosenthal Katrine Greis-Rosenthal ...  Jakobe 4 episodes, 2018-2019
Esben Smed ...  Per Sidenius 4 episodes, 2018-2019
Peter Hald ...  Dyhring 2 episodes, 2019
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The story of Per Sidenius, the "victim" of a strict upbringing in rural western Denmark, by his pietistic hard line preacher father in the pre-industrial aera, around the turn of the 20th. century. His constant struggles between his father's preachings of restraint and piety and his own ambitions of conquering the new world, with his visionary plan for changing the landscapes with clever drainage and large scale rural transformation. Always in conflict with his past, he takes on the posh Copenhagen elite and seeks funding and support for his grandkids plans, but with his brutish rural ways, it's a constant struggle. He finds his way into wealthy Jewish family and finds himse torn between two very different daughters. Women, ambition, the past, money. Lucky-Per (Fortunate-Per) is a gripping tale, of an upstart taking on the ruling class in early modern northern Europe. Written by jaymayland

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Danish

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26 December 2018 (Denmark) See more »

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DKK 55,000,000 (estimated)
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