Logotyp 2022 29 nov – 4 dec
Kulturhuset Väven

The Emigrants

Erik Poppe | 2 tim 27 min | Sweden
Original title: Utvandrarna
Director: Erik Poppe
Year: 2021
Duration: 2 tim 27 min
Country: Sweden
Language: Swedish
Subtitles: Swedish

The Emigrants is the story of Kristina and Karl-Oskar Nilsson who, in the middle of the 19th century, decide to leave Sweden and seek happiness as immigrants in North America. The film is based on Vilhelm Moberg’s famous novel suite from 1949. Kristina and Karl-Oskar’s story depicts a unique event in Swedish history but also gives a picture of what it can mean to, regardless of era, leave everything to seek a better life in another place .