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,

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Credits

director

Vincent Ward

co-producer

Gary Hannam

John Maynard

production company

Arenafilm

New Zealand Film Commission

Duration

01:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

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