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The Promised Land
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The Promised Land (2023)

Suspense Foreign Drama
Rated R
127 min.
Release Date
February 2, 2024 (Limited)
Digital Date
February 23, 2024
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Running Time
127 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for bloody violence, language, some sexuality and brief nudity

In 18th century Denmark, Captain Ludvig Kahlen (Mads Mikkelsen) – a proud, ambitious, but impoverished war hero -- sets out to tame a vast, uninhabitable land on which seemingly nothing can grow. He seeks to start farming crops, build a colony in the name of the King, and gain a noble title for himself. This beautiful but forbidding area also happens to be under the rule of the merciless Frederik De Schinkel, a preening nobleman... Full synopsis »

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The best part about a Danish drama that pits two men against each other for supremacy is that you get to have a villain by the name of De Schinkel, because I can’t possibly think of a better villain name than De Schinkel. The second best part: The Promised Land, which stars Mads Mikkelsen, is also a gripping and well made thriller. Full movie review »
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