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The New Land


Directed by Jan Troell
Sweden, 1972


In a continuation of The Emigrants, Jan Troell follows a Swedish farming family’s efforts to put down roots in a beautiful but forbidding new world. With precise, minute detail, Troell charts their journey, which is also that of countless other people who sought better lives across the Atlantic.

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The New Land Directed by Jan Troell

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1973 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

National Board of Review

1973 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

Golden Globes (USA)

1973 | Winner: Best Foreign-Language Foreign Film

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