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The New World (2005)

UK/US 150m, Colour
Director: Terrence Malick; Cast: Colin Farrell, Q’orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, David Thewlis, Yorick van Wageningen

Beautifully shot and scored, The New World is a poignant account of the relationships between the early seventeenth century founding members of Jamestown and the Powhatan people of eastern Virginia. Despite the dramatic license which is exercised in the story of Captain John Smith, who falls in love with Pocahontas after being held by the an extended time in her village, the set production, costuming and material culture provide the film with an authenticity and an ethnographic quality rarely seen in film (Klaus Ming August 2012).

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This entry was posted on 08/07/2012 by in 2000s, All, Unlisted and tagged .
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