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184 Ratings

The Emigrants


Directed by Jan Troell
Sweden, 1971


In Jan Troell’s monumental mid-nineteenth-century epic, movie legends Max von Sydow and Liv Ullmann give remarkably authentic performances as Karl Oskar and Kristina, a couple who meet with one physical and emotional trial after another as they attempt to emigrate to America.

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The Emigrants Directed by Jan Troell

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1972 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

1973 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1972 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

Golden Globes (USA)

1973 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1973 | Winner: Best Actress

1973 | 2 runner-up prizes including: Best Film

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