The New World
- Original title
The New World
- Running time
- 133 min.
- United States
Yorick Van Wageningen,
New Line Cinema
Adventure. Romance. Drama | Conquest of America. Colonial America. Historical. 17th Century. Nature
- Synopsis / Plot
- 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 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.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Cinematography
: National Board of Review: Best Actress (Q'orianka Kilcher)
: New York Film Critics Circle: 4 Nominations including Best Film
: 2 Nominations Critics' Choice Awards: Best Young Actress (Kilcher), Composer
2005: Chicago Film Critics Association: 2 Nom., incl. Most Prom. Performer (Kilcher)
: Mar del Plata Film Festival: Official Selection
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