About the film
husband wife relationship american dream farm worker ship the new world hardship sailing ship seasickness sea voyage journey emigrant 19th century swedish family
Release Date: March 08, 1971
|Slogan||:||«a new land... a new hope... a new dream»|
|Production Companies||:||SF Studios|
|Producers||:||Bengt Forslund, Lotti Ekberg, Curt L. Malmsten, Lennart Blomkvist, Suzanne Dansereau|
|Writers||:||Jan Troell, Bengt Forslund, Vilhelm Moberg|
A Swedish peasant family, ravaged by poverty, privation and misery in mid-19th century Sweden, set out on a perilous journey to America in hope of a better life.