Capt. John Smith leads a rag-tag band of English sailors & soldiers to the New World to plunder its riches for England (or, more precisely, for Governor Ratcliffe, who comes along for the ride). Meanwhile, in this "New World," Chief Powhatan has pledged his daughter, Pocahontas, to be married to the village's greatest warrior. Pocahontas, however, has other ideas. She has seen a vision of a spinning arrow, a vision she believes tells her change is coming. Her life does indeed change when the English ship lands near her village. Between Ratcliffe, who believes the "savages" are hiding the gold he expected to be pl...
entiful, and Powhatan, who believes these pale newcomers will destroy their land, Smith and Pocahontas have a difficult time preventing all-out war, and saving their love for each other.
Pocahontas can be described as bittersweet, touching, and captivating. The plot revolves around impossible love, interracial relations, and culture clash. The main genres are romance, adventure, and animation. In approach, Pocahontas is serious. It is set, at least in part, in the woods. It is located in Virginia. Pocahontas takes place in the 17th century. The soundtrack is show tunes. It is originally a true story. Pocahontas has received attention for being a blockbuster and an Oscar winner. It is well suited for kids and a family outing.
History gets the Disney kiddie treatment and a politically correct interpretation in the studio's 33rd feature-length animated movie, the first to be based on actual events and people. Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) is the daughter of Algonquin chief Powhatan (Russell Means), who promises her in marriage to Kocoum, a brave whom she doesn't love. Pocahontas would rather be paddling in her canoe or wandering in the forest, communing with nature and her animal pals, Meeko, a raccoon, and the hummingbird Flit. When European settlers arrive, she becomes enamored of handsome John Smith (Mel Gibson). Their attraction is enco...
uraged by Grandmother Willow (Linda Hunt), a talking tree. The situation between their peoples is tense, however, as the settlers, led by Governor Ratcliffe (David Ogden Stiers) desperately want the gold that they're sure the natives are concealing. When a dutiful sentry, Thomas (Christian Bale) follows Smith into the woods on one of his secret meetings with Pocahontas, a tragic mistake leads both groups to the brink of war. Only the love of Pocahontas and Smith can prevent bloodshed. Pocahontas (1995) was awarded two Oscars, for Best Original Musical or Comedy Score and Best Original Song for "Colors of the Wind."
Pocahontas, een Indiaans meisje, woont samen met haar volk in het latere Amerika. Op een dag komt er een Engels schip dat goud komt zoeken. Pocahontas en haar stam houden zich verborgen, maar Pocahontas wordt toch gezien. Ze maakt kennis met een blanke man (John Smith) terwijl haar stam een hekel aan vreemden heeft. Er bloeit een vriendschap op. Wanneer ze samen gezien worden is dit het begin van diverse problemen.