The apocryphal story of the meeting of British explorer John Smith and Powhatan native Pocahontas as a romantic idyll between spiritual equals. It then follows Pocahontas through her marriage to John Rolfe and her life in England.
Director-approved-four-DVD special edition.
4 videodiscs (circa 172 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in. stamping.
digital video stereo
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not rated.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: New 4K digital restoration of the 172-minute extended cut of the film, supervised by cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki and director Terrence Malick and featuring material not released in theatres ; New interviews with actors Colin Farrell and Q'orianka Kilcher ; new program about the making of the film, featuring interviews with producer Sarah Green, production designer Jack Fisk, and costume designer Jacqueline West ; Making "The New World," a documentary shot during the production of the film in 2004, directed and edited by Austin Jack Lynch ; New programs about the process of cutting The New World and its various versions, featuring interviews with editors Hank Corwin, Saar Klein, and Mark Yoshikawa ; Trailers ; Book featuring an essay by film scholar Tom Gunning, a 2006 interview with Lubezki from American Cinematographer, and a selection of materials that inspired the production.
Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editor, Richard Chew, Hank Corwin, Saar Klein, Mark Yoshikawa ; music, James Horner.
Colin Farrell, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, David Thewlis, Yorick Van Wageningen.
English and Algonquin with optional English subtitles.
Disc 1. Theatrical cut
Disc 2. Extended cut
Disc 3. Final cut
Disc 4. Supplements.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs)
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 826.
Criterion collection ; 826
Subjects:Pocahontas, -1617 -- Drama.
Powhatan Indians -- Virginia -- Jamestown -- History -- Drama.
Rolfe, John, 1585-1622 -- Drama.
Smith, John, 1580-1631 -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Bale, Christian, 1974- actor.
Farrell, Colin, 1976-
First Foot Films, production company.
Green, Sarah, 1957- film producer.
Horner, James, composer (expression)
Kilcher, Q'Orianka, actor.
Malick, Terrence, 1943- screenwriter, film director.
New Line Cinema Corporation, presenter, production company.
Plummer, Christopher, actor.
Sunflower Productions, production company.