The New World

  • 2005
  • R
  • 135 min
  • USA, UK
  • drama, history, romance

A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.

Director: Terrence Malick

Writer: Terrence Malick

Stars: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg

Despite arresting visuals and strong lead performances, The New World suffers from an unfocused narrative that will challenge viewers' attention spans over its 2 1/2 hours.

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  • Terrence Malick
    Terrence Malick
    Terrence Malick (born November 30, 1943) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. In a career spanning almost four decades, Malick has directed nine feature films. Malick is known for his singular style that combines loose narrative and editing structure with spiritual themes. Many of his films are critically acclaimed, with some considering The Tree of Life to be a 21st...

Main Cast


Tagline: Once discovered, it was changed forever.

Certificate: R

Genres: drama, history, romance

Keywords: chief, colonialism, virginia, new world, 17th century

Categories: native american, 17th century, virginia, exploration


Producer: Sarah Green

Editor: Hank Corwin, Richard Chew, Saar Klein, Mark Yoshikawa

Casting: Francine Maisler, Kathy Driscoll

Director of photography: Emmanuel Lubezki

Original music composer: James Horner

Costume design: Jacqueline West

Executive producer: Mark Ordesky, Toby Emmerich, Trish Hofmann, Bill Mechanic, Rolf Mittweg

Associate producer: Sandhya Shardanand, ,

Production design: Jack Fisk

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 135 min

Country: USA, UK

Language: English

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color