Sweet Land

However beautiful the cinematography, commercial director Ali Selim's debut feature is a bland, drawn-out throwback to Jan Troell's '70s epics THE EMIGRANTS, THE NEW LAND and ZANDY'S BRIDE, in which Scandinavian immigrants build the backbone of a nation through hard work and mail-order brides. Tucked deep inside two unnecessary wrap-around narratives —...read more

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Sweet Land
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02:45 — Trailer for Sweet Land. In the aftermath of World War I, Inge Altenberg (Elizabeth Reaser), an orphan from Sn sa, Norway, arrives in America to a very (more…)

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  • Released: 2006
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: However beautiful the cinematography, commercial director Ali Selim's debut feature is a bland, drawn-out throwback to Jan Troell's '70s epics THE EMIGRANTS, THE NEW LAND and ZANDY'S BRIDE, in which Scandinavian immigrants build the backbone of a nation th… (more)

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