Jerusalem


2h 53m 1997

Brief Synopsis

When a charismatic and messianic preacher arrives in a small Swedish village, the lives of the two young lovers are torn apart. As the converted villagers begin to sell all their earthly belongings and move to the Holy Land, the young man and woman face devastating choices that will alter their live

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST LOOK PICTURES
Location
Stockholm, Sweden; Morocco; Northern Sweden

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 53m

Synopsis

When a charismatic and messianic preacher arrives in a small Swedish village, the lives of the two young lovers are torn apart. As the converted villagers begin to sell all their earthly belongings and move to the Holy Land, the young man and woman face devastating choices that will alter their lives forever.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
FIRST LOOK/FIRST LOOK PICTURES
Location
Stockholm, Sweden; Morocco; Northern Sweden

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 53m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 9-26, 1997.)

Released in United States Spring March 7, 1997

Released in United States on Video May 26, 1998

Released in United States January 1997

Shown at Nortel Palm Springs International Film Festival in Palm Springs, California January 9-26, 1997.

Selma Lagerlof's (1858-1940) novel, written around the turn of the century, was a fictionalized tale inspired by the real-life story of Swedish-American revivalist movement leader Olof Henrik Larsson, who lead a group of forty Swedes to Palestine.

Following the film's theatrical release, it will air on Scandinavian television as a three-part movie.

Began shooting March 6, 1995.

Completed shooting late July 1995.

Released in United States Spring March 7, 1997

Released in United States on Video May 26, 1998