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Overall B

This serious cinematic production attempts to tell the story of Pocahontas (Q'Orianka Kilcher) and the Virginia Company's arrival in The New World. Colin Ferrell plays the man the Indian princess risks her life for, while Christian Bale takes on the role of the man she eventually marries.

Violence C-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some intense battle sequences.

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The New World

After seeing this film, you may want to compare it to the few available historical facts. You can do so by searching the Internet. One site that offers a “true” view of the first interactions between the Powhatan and the Europeans is the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. The official site of the Powhatan Nation also offers a clarification on Pocahontas.

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