The Emigrants

SF Film
The Emigrants is the story of Kristina Nilsson, a mother who leaves a poverty- stricken Sweden with her family in the 1850s and sets out on a long, dangerous journey, hoping to find a better life for herself and her children in America. The film is based on Vilhelm Moberg’s much- loved suite of novels The Emigrants, and the story is now being told on film for the first time from Kristina’s perspective.

From internationally acclaimed director, Erik Poppe comes epic period drama, THE EMIGRANTS. The film stars Lisa Carlehed (The Tunnel, 2019) and Gustav Skarsgård (Vikings, 2020) in the lead. Further cast include international pop- star Tove Lo and Sofia Helin (The Bridge, 2018). The film is based on Vilhelm Moberg’s much loved and best selling suite of novels which was successfully adapted by Jan Troell in 1971 into a film which was nominated for five Academy Awards and won two Golden Globes. THE EMIGRANTS is now being brought to the screen again by Erik Poppe and stands out as yet a timeless classic, exploring how far we are willing to go to save our children and achieve our dreams. Erik Poppe was nominated for a Golden Bear at Berlin International Film Festival in 2018 for his previous feature, U-July 22.

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The Emigrants

Title The Emigrants

Original title Utvandrarna

Director Erik Poppe

Country Sweden

Production year 2021

Film status Upcoming

Original language Swedish, English

Cast Gustaf Skarsgård, Sofia Helin, Laurence Kinlan, Lisa Carlehed, Díana Bermudez, Tove Lo, Florin Zhang

Producer Fredrik Wikström Nicastro

Production company SF Studios

Release 2021 Dec, 25

Duration Approx. 135 min.

The Emigrants is the story of Kristina Nilsson, a mother who leaves a poverty- stricken Sweden with her family in the 1850s and sets out on a long, dangerous journey, hoping to find a better life for herself and her children in America. The film is based on Vilhelm Moberg’s much- loved suite of novels The Emigrants, and the story is now being told on film for the first time from Kristina’s perspective. From internationally acclaimed director, Erik Poppe comes epic period drama, THE EMIGRANTS. The film stars Lisa Carlehed (The Tunnel, 2019) and Gustav Skarsgård (Vikings, 2020) in the lead. Further cast include international pop- star Tove Lo and Sofia Helin (The Bridge, 2018). The film is based on Vilhelm Moberg’s much loved and best selling suite of novels which was successfully adapted by Jan Troell in 1971 into a film which was nominated for five Academy Awards and won two Golden Globes. THE EMIGRANTS is now being brought to the screen again by Erik Poppe and stands out as yet a timeless classic, exploring how far we are willing to go to save our children and achieve our dreams. Erik Poppe was nominated for a Golden Bear at Berlin International Film Festival in 2018 for his previous feature, U-July 22. The Emigrants is the story of Kristina Nilsson, a mother who leaves a poverty- stricken Sweden with her family in the 1850s and sets out on a long, dangerous journey, hoping to find a better life for herself and her children in America. The film is based on Vilhelm Moberg’s much- loved suite of novels The Emigrants, and the story is now being told on film for the first time from Kristina’s perspective. From internationally acclaimed director, Erik Poppe comes epic period drama, THE EMIGRANTS. The film stars Lisa Carlehed (The Tunnel, 2019) and Gustav Skarsgård (Vikings, 2020) in the lead. Further cast include international pop- star Tove Lo and Sofia Helin (The Bridge, 2018). The film is based on Vilhelm Moberg’s much loved and best selling suite of novels which was successfully adapted by Jan Troell in 1971 into a film which was nominated for five Academy Awards and won two Golden Globes. THE EMIGRANTS is now being brought to the screen again by Erik Poppe and stands out as yet a timeless classic, exploring how far we are willing to go to save our children and achieve our dreams. Erik Poppe was nominated for a Golden Bear at Berlin International Film Festival in 2018 for his previous feature, U-July 22.


Title The Emigrants

Original title Utvandrarna

Director Erik Poppe

Country Sweden

Production year 2021

Film status Upcoming

Original language Swedish, English

Cast Gustaf Skarsgård, Sofia Helin, Laurence Kinlan, Lisa Carlehed, Díana Bermudez, Tove Lo, Florin Zhang

Producer Fredrik Wikström Nicastro

Production company SF Studios

Release December 25th 2021

Duration Approx. 135 min.

Genre Period drama






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