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Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg (1995)

U Certificate
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Our Score
This animated re-creation of the legendary romance between native American maiden Pocahontas (voiced by Irene Bedard) and captain John Smith (Mel Gibson) in the 17th-century New World is visually stunning but historically flimsy. The first Disney animation to deal with a factual subject skilfully communicates both its "love conquers all" and ecological messages, although the greedy governor (David Ogden Stiers) is so over-the-top he's practically out of sight. A straight-to-video sequel followed in 1998, while supporting voice actor Christian Bale would later appear in Terrence Malick's superb 2005 live-action rendition of the same story.


A Native American princess falls in love with an English settler, but her father is distrustful of the Europeans - not without just cause, as a cruel governor is prepared to wage war to get his hands on the gold he believes they are hiding. Disney animated drama, with the voices of Irene Bedard, Mel Gibson and Christian Bale.

Cast & Crew

Pocahontas Irene Bedard
John Smith Mel Gibson
Lon Joe Baker
Thomas Christian Bale
Ben Billy Connolly
Grandmother Willow Linda Hunt
Governor Ratcliffe / Wiggins David Ogden Stiers
Pocahontas Judy Kuhn
Director Mike Gabriel
Director Eric Goldberg
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay

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