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Sweet Land

  • PG
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • The traumatic experiences of a woman who moved from Norway to Minnesota for a prearranged marriage in the early 1920s are the subject matter for this moving drama.

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    • Rating - for brief partial nudity and mild language.
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2244978

  • Credits
    Alan Cumming, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, Alex Kingston, John Heard, Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee
  • Critic Reviews
    "SWEET LAND is a movie of extraordinary tenderness, in which Reaser and Guinee, using a language of looks, make you happy to think about what love once might have been. -- Grade: A
    Entertainment Weekly

    "[With a] guileless, heartfelt style....SWEET LAND celebrates a gutsy, old-fashioned sort of love, one born of backbreaking work and shared difficulties."
    New York Times

    "[S]exy and insightful about physical desire....[The film] will please moviegoers yearning for well told, wholesome but not necessarily prudish fare."
    Box Office

    Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "[T]ouching chords of collective memory about love, ancestry, and the American immigrant dream."
    Entertainment Weekly

    3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[T]his labor of love seems influenced by Terence Malick's DAYS OF HEAVEN in all the right ways."
    New York Times

    3 stars out of 5 -- "Understated is an understatement in director Ali Selim's debut....This period dream of austere farm life is just sweet enough."
    Empire

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