Fabio Augusto Vanegas Bovea
over 6 years
Movie depicting the landing of the English and subsequent founding of Jamestown (Virginia)
The New World is a 2005 drama/romance film written and directed by Terrence Malick, a historical adventure depicting the founding of the Jamestown, Virginia settlement and inspired by the historical figures Captain John Smith and Pocahontas. It is the fourth feature film written and directed by Malick.
The cast includes Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, David Thewlis, and Yorick van Wageningen. The production team includes director of photography Emmanuel Lubezki, production designer Jack Fisk, costume designer Jacqueline West, and film editor Richard Chew.
The film had an estimated budget of $30 million and was produced by Sarah Green. It received numerous awards and nominations for its cinematography, score, Kilcher's performance, and for overall production.
The film begins with a young Native American woman offering a prayer to Mother Earth. While never referred to by name, she is understood to be Pocahontas (Q...