The Promised Land
Title: The Promised Land
Original title: Bastarden
Release year: 2023
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Amanda Collin, Simon Bennebjerg
Rating: 4/5

The story of Ludvig Kahlen who pursued his lifelong dream: To make the heath bring him wealth and honor.

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The Promised Land: A Powerful and Moving Drama

2024-01-01

The Promised Land is a 2023 Danish-German-Norwegian-Swedish historical drama film directed by Nikolaj Arcel. It is based on the novel of the same name by Ida Jessen. The film stars Mads Mikkelsen as Ludvig Kahlen, a poor soldier who dreams of making a new life for himself by cultivating the barren heath of Jutland in the 1750s.

The film is a powerful and moving portrait of a man’s struggle to achieve his dreams against all odds. Mikkelsen gives a tour-de-force performance as Kahlen, bringing to life his determination, his resilience, and his humanity. The supporting cast is also excellent, with Amanda Collin, Kristine Kujath Thorp, and Gustav Lindh all giving memorable performances.

The film is beautifully shot, with stunning cinematography that captures the harsh beauty of the Danish heath. The film’s score is also excellent, adding to the emotional impact of the story.

The Promised Land is a must-see for fans of historical dramas, Mads Mikkelsen, and powerful storytelling. It is a film that will stay with you long after you have seen it.

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Adam Pengsawang,Amanda Collin,Anna Filippa Hjarne,Arved Friese,Brandon Hunt,Corey Wilder,Drake Kobler,Felix Kramer,Finn Nielsen,Gerard Caster,Grant Corvin,Gustav Lindh,Hans Christian Lundgren,Ivo Hanel,Jacob Lohmann,Jan Jankovský,Jirí Konvalinka,Joen Højerslev,Josef Berousek,Karel Hermánek,Kelsey Jaffer,Kristián Cerník,Kristine Kujath Thorp,Lasse Steen,Laura Bilgrau Eskild-Jensen,Lise Risom Olsen,Maddi Albregts,Mads Mikkelsen,Magnus Krepper,Martin Feifel,Martin Navrátil,Melina Hagberg,Michael Brostrup,Morten Burian,Morten Buus,Morten Hee Andersen,Nanna Koppel,Nikol Kouklová,Olaf Højgaard,Patricia Slauf,Rasmus Bøgsted Nielsen,Simon Bennebjerg,Søren Malling,Thomas W. Gabrielsson,Tomás Tobola,Zdenek Brüna,Zdenek Dvoracek