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Peter Von Scholten Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

[[Performer~P127094~Ole Ernst~oleernst]] plays Peter von Scholten in this historical film biography. Appointed by King Frederick VI ([[Performer~P50711~Henning Moritzen~henningmoritzen]]) as governor of the Virgin Islands, [[Performer~P56251~Peter~peter]] fights for the education and liberation of the island's black residents, former slaves, while keeping a black mistress on the islands and a wife at home in Denmark. [[Performer~P56251~Peter~peter]] establishes schools for the children and avoids a bloody insurgence from locals bent on violent overthrow of the government. The former governor is charged with treason and dies a dejected man soon after the unfair charges are overturned. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi

Cast

Ole Ernst
as Peter von Scholten, Governor-General of The Danish We
Jesper Langberg
as Frederik von Scholten
Olaf Ussing
as Organist Pram
Bodil Udsen
as Mrs. Holten
Preben Neergaard
as Frederik Oxholm
Henning Moritzen
as King Frederik VI
Karen-Lise Mynster
as Mrs. von Scholten
Bodil Lassen
Dick Kaysoe
Henning Jensen

Crew

Nina Crone
Producer
Sven Holm
Screenwriter
Mikael Salomon
Cinematographer
Kasper Schyberg
Editor
Tivi Magnusson
Co-producer
Lotte Dandanell
Costume Designer
Stig Sparre-Ulrich
Sound/Sound Designer
Ake Sandgren
First Assistant Director
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