The Emigrants Reviews

Geoff Andrew
Time Out
Top Critic
July 6, 2010

It's very slow, subtly acted, and if you can last the course, quite moving

Vincent Canby
New York Times
Top Critic
June 24, 2006

The Emigrants is a stately, pictorially romantic chronicle of the lives of a small group of peasants for whom existence at home becomes so tenuous that emigration seems the only solution.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
Top Critic
June 24, 2006

The acclaim for this 1971 151-minute revisionist epic on the settlement of America still mystifies me.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic
June 12, 2006

Infinitely absorbing and moving.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/4