The Promised Land
Directed by Nikolaj Arcel, this Danish historical drama stars Mads Mikkelsen as an 18th century veteran soldier who dreams of using his pension to settle the barren Jutland Heath, thereby earning himself a title. Soon, a dangerous land dispute threatens to jeopardize his success and the lives of everyone involved. The cast also features Amanda Collin and Simon Bennebjerg.
Director Nikolaj Arcel received a nomination for the Golden Lion for Best Film and won the SIGNIS Award at the 2023 Venice Film Festival.