The Emigrants ★★★ Utvandrarna 1972 (PG)
Farmer von Sydow decides to gather his wife (Ullmann) and family together and leave 19th-century Sweden for the promise of a new life in America. Film is divided into their leaving, the voyage over, and the journey to a settlement in Minnesota. Pacing is somewhat slow; notable cinematography (by director Troell). Adapted from the novels by Vilhelm Moberg. Dubbed into English. Followed by “The New Land.” Also edited with the sequel for TV as “The Emigrant Saga.” 151m/C VHS . SW Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Allan Edwall, Eddie Axberg, Svenolof Bern, Aina Alfredsson, Monica Zetterlund, Pierre Lindstedt; D: Jan Troell; W: Jan Troell, Bengt Forslund; C: Jan Troell; M: Erik Nordgren. N.Y. Film Critics '72: Actress (Ullmann).