New World (2005), The poster

New World (2005), The

The New World is a 2005 film written and directed by Terrence Malick. The film takes place at the founding of Jamestown, Virginia settlement and tells of the romance between the Captain John Smith and Pocahontas, and later the life of Pocahontas married to John Rolfe. The film stars Colin Farrell and Q'Orianka Kilcher in the leading roles. It also stars Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, David Thewlis and Yorick van Wageningen. The film received mixed review with much praise toward the actors.