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THE PROMISED LAND : Official Trailer / Starring Mads Mikkelsen

Magnolia pictures has dropped a new trailer for Mads Mikkelsen’s historical drama, “The Promised Land” which is the Denmark’s Official Submission for the International Feature Film for the 96th Academy Awards. 

Directed by Nikolaj Arcel who has previously teamed up with Mikkelsen for the 2012 acclaimed drama “A Royal Affair,” the 127-minute feature is written by Arcel and based on Ida Jessen’s novel The Captain and Ann Barbara, the film also stars Amanda Collin, Gustav Lindh, Simon Bennebjerg, and Melina Hagberg.

Set in 18th-century Denmark, “The Promised Land,” which Arcel described as his “most personal film to date,” chronicles the story of an impoverished veteran soldier named Ludvig Kahlen as he embarks on a journey to establish a colony in an uninhabitable land.

The Promised Land” Synopsis : 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 who realizes the threat Kahlen represents to his power. Struggling against the elements and local brigands, Kahlen is joined by a couple who have fled the clutches of the rapacious De Schinkel. As this group of misfits begins to build a small community in this inhospitable place, De Schinkel swears vengeance, and the confrontation between him and Kahlen promises to be as violent and intense as these two men.

The Promised Land” will hit theaters on February 2, 2024.

Nobuhiro Hosoki
Nobuhiro Hosokihttps://www.cinemadailyus.com
Nobuhiro Hosoki grew up watching American films since he was a kid; he decided to go to the United States thanks to seeing the artistry of Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange.” After graduating from film school, he worked as an assistant director on TV Tokyo’s program called "Morning Satellite" at the New York branch office but he didn’t give up on his interest in cinema. He became a film reporter for via Yahoo Japan News. In that role, he writes news articles, picks out headliners for Yahoo News, as well as interviewing Hollywood film directors, actors, and producers working in the domestic circuit in the USA. He also does production interviews for Japanese distributors of American films and for in-theater on-sale programs. He is now the editor-in-chief of Cinemadailyus.com while continuing his work for Japan.

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