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The Emigrants

The Emigrants, or Utvandrarna, is a 1971 film which tells the story of a Swedish couple who emigrate to 19th century America. It stars Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Sven-Olof Bern, Aina Alfredsson, Allan Edwall, Monica Zetterlund and Pierre Lindstedt.

The movie was adapted by Bengt Forslund and Jan Troell from the novels Utvandrarna and Invandrarna by Vilhelm Moberg. It was directed by Troell.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Liv Ullmann), Best Director, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.

The movie is in Swedish.

See also: Lindstrom, Minnesota