Irene Bedard (Pocahontas) Judy Kuhn (Pocahontas singing), Mel Gibson (John Smith), David Ogden Stiers (Governor Ratcliffe, Wiggin), John Kassir (Meeko), Russell Means (Powhatan), Christian Bale (Thomas), Linda Hunt (Grandmother Willow), Danny Mann (Percy), Billy Connelly (Ben), Joe Baker (Lon), Frank Welker (Flit), Michelle St. John (Nakoma), James Apaumut Fall (Kocoum), Gordon Tootoosis (Kekata)
Songs: Music by Alan Menken ; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz ; original score by Alan Menken ; art director, Michael Giaimo ; editor, H. Lee Peterson ; artistic supervisors, Rasoul Azadani, Cristy Maltese, Tom Sito, Renee Holt-Bird, Nancy Kniep, Don Paul, Steve Goldberg
In 1607, the Virginia Company sends a ship from England to America to stake a claim on the New World and bring back the gold that is rumored to be abundant there. Ambitious Governor Ratcliffe is head of the expedition, but well-known explorer and adventurer John Smith is the natural leader. Well-armed, the men anticipate easily fighting off any one they encounter, but John Smith's first meeting with a native is not at all what he expects. Chief Powhatan's daughter, Pocahontas resists taking life seriously, although her father wishes for her to marry and take her place as a leader of her people. As Pocahontas and John Smith fall in love, however, both find that their lives are going in directions they never anticipated.
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1995.
Special features Disc 1: [optional] Audio commentary; Disney's art project [interactive feature]; "Follow your heart" set-top game [interactive feature]; "Colors of the Wind" Sing along song (3 min.); "Just Around the Riverbend" Sing along song (2 min.); "Colors of the Wind" music video (4 min.); Sneak peeks (12 min.).
Special features Disc 2: The making of Pocahontas (host, Irene Bedard ; written, produced & directed by Dan Boothe ; a production of The Wrightwood Group, Incorporated ; The Walt Disney Company (28 min.); Early presentation reel (4 min.); Storyboard-to-film comparison (2 min.); Production progression (1 min.); Design (15 min.); The music of Pocahontas (7 min.); Original "If I Never Knew You" music video (4 min.); The making of "If I Never Knew You" (5 min.); Deleted scenes (14 min.); Theatrical trailer #1 (4 min.); Theatrical trailer #2 (3 min.); The Premiere in the Central Park (4 min.); Multi-language reel (4 min.); Publicity gallery [slide show].
DVD; NTSC; Region 1; widescreen (1.66:1 ; 16x9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, optional THX sound with optimization; fully restored and remastered; dual-layer format.
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; closed-captioned.
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