THE NEW COUNTRY :: A Geir Hansteen Jörgensen movie

THE NEW COUNTRY | DET NYA LANDET

A 15 year old Somalian boy meets a 40 year old Iranian man on a refugee camp in Skåne, in the south of Sweden. With the threat of deportation hanging over them they decide to the take their fates in their own hands and together they go on a journey in the Swedish summer.

ACCOLADES

:: Grand Jury Prize, AFI Fest, 2001
:: Ecumenical Jury Prize: Forum Of New Cinema, Berlin, 2001
:: Winner of nine international awards

CREDITS

:: Director: Geir Hansteen Jörgensen
:: Cast: Mike Almayehu, Ingrid Luterkort, Michalis Koutsogiannakis