Is Sweet Land Based on a true story?

Is Sweet Land Based on a true story?

It is an adaptation of the 1989 short story “A Gravestone Made of Wheat” by Will Weaver….

Sweet Land
Directed by Ali Selim
Written by Ali Selim
Based on A Gravestone Made of Wheat by Will Weaver
Produced by James Bigham Alan Cumming Ali Selim

What is the movie Sweetland about?

When Inge Altenberg (Elizabeth Reaser), a young German woman, arrives in rural Minnesota, she meets Norwegian farmer Olaf Torvik (Tim Guinee), a fellow immigrant. Olaf’s parents in Norway have arranged for the two to marry, but problems arise when she doesn’t have the proper papers. Despite being unwed, the couple lives and farms together, causing a rift with their community. In the face of considerable hardship, Inge and Olaf toil away and grow closer in the process.Sweet Land / Film synopsis

How does Sweetland end?

She ends up living with the large family of Olaf’s friend and neighbor, Frandsen (Alan Cumming), but Olaf and Inge can’t really be separated and eventually they fall in love.

Where does the movie Sweet Land take place?

southern Minnesota
Set in southern Minnesota in 1920, the film flashes back from present day as Olaf’s grandson is pondering a choice to sell his deceased grandparents’ farmland when he finds a wedding photo of his grandmother, prompting a retelling of their love story.

What year does Sweet Land take place?

In 1920, Inge, a German national, travels from Norway to rural Minnesota for her arranged marriage to Olaf, a Norwegian farmer; bureaucracy and prejudice cause major complications.

Is Sweet Land on Amazon Prime?

Right now you can watch Sweet Land on Amazon Prime or Hulu Plus. You are able to stream Sweet Land by renting or purchasing on Amazon Instant Video. You are able to stream Sweet Land for free on Pluto or Tubi.