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The New Country (2000)
"Det nya landet" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  24 November 2000 (Sweden)
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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... See full summary »

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Massoud
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Louise
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Kjell
Nicholas Riesbeck ...
Mackan
Evert Lindkvist ...
Gubben
Inga Ålenius ...
Gumman
Jan Åström ...
Big Bert
Simon Norrthon ...
Greger
Anette Lindbäck ...
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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 faiths in their own hands and together they go on a journey in the Swedish summer. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@telia.com>

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Also Known As:

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$17,772 (Sweden) (24 November 2000)

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$17,772 (Sweden) (24 November 2000)
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Touching, Funny.....Brilliant.
29 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

I saw this series as late night movies and I was half asleep when it aired. When it finished it left me in tears that it ended the way and about the way it ended. We are being taken on a roller-coaster ride with two illegal immigrants in Sweden, one is a 40 year old Iranian man and the other is a 15 year old Somalian boy. Through this we are shown what friendship is all about as well as realising our dreams. I have my VCR ready to tape it next time it comes on.


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