The New World

Release December 25, 2005 (Wide)
Cast Colin Farrell, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, David Thewlis, Yorick van Wageningen, Q'orianka Kilcher, Will Wallace
Director Terrence Malick
Writer Terrence Malick
Genres Adventure, Drama
Studio New Line Cinema / Alliance Atlantis
Length 135 mins.


The New World is an epic adventure set amid the encounter of European and Native American cultures during the founding of the Jamestown Settlement in 1607. Inspired by the legend of John Smith (Farrell) and Pocahontas, acclaimed filmmaker Terrence Malick transforms this classic story into a sweeping exploration of love, loss, and discovery, both a celebration and an elegy of the America that was... and the America that was yet to come.

Against a historically accurate Virginia backdrop, Malick has set a dramatized tale of two strong-willed characters – a passionate and noble young native woman and an ambitious soldier of fortune – torn between the undeniable requirements of their civic duty and the inescapable demands of the human heart.

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