In the middle of the 19th century, millions of Scandinavians left hunger and poverty in the hope of a better life in America. In this epic tale, we follow Kristina, Karl Oskar and their young children on their perilous journey across the Atlantic and further into wild North America. The challenges are enormous, and some must be sacrificed so that others can survive.
800,000 Norwegians emigrated to America. This is also their story.