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The Emperor


Directed by Jösta Hagelbäck
Sweden, 1979


In the early 1900s a large number of Polish men and women were imported to the south of Sweden to work the fields. The Swedish farm workers protested against this with hate and racism. Elje Ström is the son of a Swedish farm worker and a polish woman. He is mentally handicapped and bullied.

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The Emperor Directed by Jösta Hagelbäck