The New World: Extended Cut Comes to DVD on October 13th

We have some early details on a new version of this Terrence Malick film.
BYBrian Gallagher | June 23rd, 2008

One of director Terrence Malick's recent films is getting a new version on DVD in October. The New World is coming to DVD in an Extended Cut editionn on October 13. We don't have any cover art for this release, but it will be priced at $19.97 SRP and will contain more than 30 minutes of new and unseen footage. The film stars Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christian Bale and Christopher Plummer.

Powhatan tribal people stare in wonder as three ships approach shore. It's a story every schoolchild knows; the story of Capt. John Smith (Colin Farrell) and Pocahontas (Q'orianka Kilcher). Now, as told by filmmaker Terrence Malick (Badlands, Days of Heaven, The Thin Red Line) in this extended version with more than 30 minutes of footage unseen in theaters -- it's a story you never imagined. Working in part from first-hand histories and adding his extraordinary sense of image and human drama, Malick crafts a visceral, spellbinding tale of the Jamestown settlement, of cultures connecting and of deadly consequences when connections fray. Christian Bale and Christopher Plummer also star.

Special Features

- A comprehensive, ten-part documentary Making the New World capturing the unique challenges of creating this historic epic.

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