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Title The emigrants [videorecording] : The new land / a Svensk Filmindustri production ; screenplay by Jan Troell, Bengt Forslund ; produced by Bengt Forslund ; directed, photographed, and edited by Jan Troell.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    EMI    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch DVD    EMI    Available
Edition Director-approved special edition.
Description 3 videodiscs (393 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 pamphlet.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical mono rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion pictures lcgft
Series The Criterion collection ; 796, 797
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 796.
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 797.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; mono.
Language Swedish dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Cast Utvandrarna: Max Von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Svenolof Bern, Aina Alfredsson, Allan Edwall.
Nybyggarna: Max Von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Hans Alfredson, Halvar Björk, Allan Edwall.
Credits Utvandrarna: director of photography, editor, Jan Troell ; music, Erik Nordgren.
Nybyggarna: director of photography, editor, Jan Troell ; music, Bengt Ernryd, Georg Oddner.
Note Collective title from container.
1.66:1 aspect ratio.
Originally produced as motion pictures in 1971 and 1972.
Based on the novels by Vilhelm Moberg.
Summary A monumental mid-nineteenth century epic that charts, over the course of two films, a poor Swedish farming family's voyage to America and their efforts to put down roots in this beautiful but forbidding new world. Includes bonus disc with special features.
Contents disc 1. Utvandrarna = The emigrants -- disc 2. Nybyggarna = The new land -- disc 3. Supplements.
Note Supplements: New introduction by theater and film critic John Simon -- New conversation between film scholar Peter Cowie and director Jan Troell -- New interview with actor Liv Ullmann -- To Paint with Pictures, an hour-long documentary from 2005 on the making of the films, featuring archival footage as well as interviews with Troell, Ullmann, producer and coscreenwriter Bengt Forslund, actor Eddie Axberg, and composer Georg Oddner -- Trailers -- An essay by critic Terrence Rafferty (in pamphlet).
Subject Immigrants -- Minnesota -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Swedes -- Minnesota -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Swedish Americans -- Minnesota -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Moberg, Vilhelm, 1898-1973 -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Troell, Jan, 1931- screenwriter, film director.
Forslund, Bengt, 1932- screenwriter, film producer.
Sydow, Max von, 1929- actor.
Ullmann, Liv, actor.
Axberg, Eddie, 1947- actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Moberg, Vilhelm, 1898-1973. Utvandrarna.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Moberg, Vilhelm, 1898-1973. Nybyggarna.
Svensk filmindustri, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Emigrants
New land
Container of (work): Utvandrarna (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Nybyggarna (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781681431062
Standard No. 715515167710
Music No. CC2581D The Criterion collection (set)
CC2581D-1 The Criterion collection (Emigrants)
CC2581D-2 The Criterion collection (New land)
CC2581D-3 The Criterion collection (Supplements)

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