Kristin Lavransdatter
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Kristin Lavransdatter
This medieval period drama from Norway is based on Scandinavian-author Sigrid Undset's classic novel. The story is set in Norway's Gudbrandsdal valley during the 14th century. The tale begins when Kristin is 7-years-old and living a peaceful, relatively happy life with her family. It has not always been so happy though, as her parents have already buried three sons and nearly lost Kristin's little sister in a logging accident. Though still quite young, Kristin has been betrothed to marry Simon Darre, a wealthy neighbor's son. Unfortunately, the young girl already prefers the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"I can't imagine this film being enjoyed by even the most die-hard IKEA-phile."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Liv Ullmann's devotion to this classic comes across in her intense direction of this tale of one woman's yearning."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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