Re: [Videolib] The Emigrants on DVD?

Delin, Peter (delin@zlb.de)
Mon, 21 Aug 2006 19:32:49 +0200

Dear Chris,

this title seems to be not yet available in English speaking countries.
In Sweden a 3-disc edition has been published in December last
year(including the sequel and a documentary).
http://www.dvdforum.nu/?upc=391772393029
http://www.smultronstallet.com/search/moreinfo.php?PRODID=3500000000014286
available from here: http://www.smultronstallet.com/

But without English subtitles and in PAL, region coded 2. - so probably
not very helpful for you.

Here is some mor info from a forum discussion
http://www.criterionforum.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=635&highlight=emigrants+troell

kind regards
Peter

Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin
http://www.zlb.de/en/index.html
http://buecherei.netbib.de/coma/FilmSearch/

Chris McNevins schrieb:
> Happy Monday to you all…
>
> Does anyone know if/when the following film will be out on DVD?
>
> **
>
> *Utvandrarna** =** ** The Emigrants**** (1971)* Max von Sydow, Liv
> Ullmann; directed by Jan Troell; writing credits Bengt Forslund; Vilhelm
> Moberg (novels)
>
> *Summary:* In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar
> live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get
> married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. However, the
> small size of their land, the infertile soil, and some bad harvests
> makes it tough. One of their children even starve to death. Thus, they
> decide to emigrate to the U.S. They meet a group of farmers with their
> families planing the emigration under the leadership of a banned priest.
> They sell everything and embark for the U.S. The journey on the sailing
> ship is long and tedious. Some of the emigrants will never reach the New
> World.**
>
> Thanks!
>
> Chris McN
>
> Chris McNevins
> Non-Print Coordinator
> University of Connecticut
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