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The New World

Rating:PG-13 (for some intense battle sequences)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Drama
Release Date:December 25, 2005
Running time:133 minutes
Cast:Colin Farrell, Michael Greyeyes, Christopher Plummer, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi
Director:Terrence Malick
Producer:Sarah Green
Writer:Terrence Malick
Distributor:New Line Cinema

Description: This epic adventure is 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, this story is a sweeping exploration of love, loss and discovery -- both a celebration and an elegy of the America that wasÂ… and the America that was yet to come. Against a historically accurate Virginia backdrop, two strong-willed characters -- a passionate and noble young native woman and an ambitious soldier of fortune - are torn between the undeniable requirements of their civic duty and the inescapable demands of the human heart.

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