It is beautiful to look at. Director Terrence Malick knows how to create images of stunning beauty and power. Those images are especially compelling in this story of Captain John Smith and the because they show us what it was like to come
Parents should know that the movie includes some violence and sad deaths. There is some romantic snuggling between an adult man and a young girl.
Families who see this movie should talk about the myth and the reality of Pocahontas and why her legend has been so enduring. How well does this version present her point of view? They may also want to visit Jamestown.
Families who enjoy this movie will also enjoy Last of the Mohicans.