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The New Country

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Country  Sweden
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Drama
Language  Swedish
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Director  Geir Hansteen Jorgensen
Writer  Lukas Moodysson, Peter Birro
Release date  November 4, 2000 (2000-11-04)
Initial release  November 24, 2000 (Sweden)
Music director  Esbjorn Svensson, Dan Berglund, Jonas Bohlin
Screenplay  Lukas Moodysson, Peter Birro
Cast  Mike Almayehu (Ali), Ingrid Luterkort (Edith), Michalis Koutsogiannakis (Massoud), Lia Boysen (Louise)
Similar movies  Involuntary (2008)

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The New Country (Swedish: Det nya landet) is a Swedish mini TV-series and feature film from 2000, directed by Geir Hansteen J├Ârgensen and written by Peter Birro and Lukas Moodysson. The mini-series version had a huge audience on national television, SVT and the feature film version won more awards around the world than any other Swedish feature in 2001. Some Swedish newspapers and critics has chosen The New Country as best Swedish TV mini-series ever and it is by many considered the beginning of Swedish "multicultural" cinema.

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Plot

Two refugees, Ali and Massoud run away from their asylum camp and meet Louise, a former Miss Sweden. Together in an old rusty car they are on the run from the police and old memories through the Swedish summer countryside.

Cast (main characters)

  • Mike Almayehu (Ali)
  • Michalis Koutsogiannakis (Massoud)
  • Lia Boysen (Louise)
  • References

    The New Country Wikipedia
    The New Country IMDb The New Country themoviedb.org


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