The New Country (Det nya landet) 21 years old

The New Country

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


The New Country Cast

Name Character
Lia Boysen She was 34, now 56 years old as Louise
Michalis Koutsogiannakis He was 41, now 62 years old as Massoud
Ingrid Luterkort She was 90, 101 years old when she died as Edith
Mike Almayehu He was 17, now 39 years old as Ali

The New Country Crew

Name Department
Lukas Moodysson as Writer. He was 31 (now 53) years old Writing
Peter Birro as Writer. He was 34 (now 56) years old Writing
Geir Hansteen Jörgensen as Director. He was 32 (now 54) years old Directing
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The New Country (21 years)

  • Release day: Friday, November 24, 2000
  • Runtime: 128 minutes