The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey (Captioned)

Australia, 1989

Film
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The Navigator is remarkable because of its absorbing story that links medieval fears and fortunes to our times , while confirming director Vincent Ward as an original talent. It is Cumbria 1348, the year of the Black Death. A young visionary tells his fellow miners that their community may survive the plague if they place a spire on a distant cathedral before dawn. So, from their own grim, snowbound Lake District, they dig down an old mine-shaft to the other side of the world, emerging in an Eastman-coloured present day Auckland,

Credits

director

Vincent Ward

co-producer

Gary Hannam

John Maynard

production company

New Zealand Film Commission

Arenafilm

Language

English

Duration

01:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35530

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Ward, Vincent

Closed captioning

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Science fiction films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - New Zealand

History → Mythology

Literature → Mythology

People → Ward, Vincent

Sound/audio

Captioned

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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