Film Väst to co-produce Vilhelm Moberg’s The Emigrants

Film Väst has announced the adaptation to the screen of Vilhelm Moberg's epic drama THE EMIGRANTS at the annual press conference in Cannes. The film will be directed by world renowned Daniél Espinosa. Vilhelm Moberg's novel The Emigrants from 1949 will be filmed again predominantly in the Film Väst region and directed by Daniél Espinosa, [...]

Cannes: ’Child 44’ Director to Adapt ’The Emigrants’

Daniel Espinosa, director of Child 44, will re-team with his Easy Money producer Fredrik Wikstrom Nicastro for The Emigrants, an epic drama based on the novel by Vilhelm Moberg. The book was previously adapted by Jan Troell in 1971. That version, starring Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow, was nominated for five Oscars, including for [...]

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