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The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey Blu-ray
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The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey

Following the release of his 1984 debut feature Vigil, Vincent Ward returned four years later with The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey, a film that would cement his position as one of the most exciting filmmaking talents to emerge during the eighties. Cumbria, 1348 – the year of the Black Death. Griffin, a young boy, is plagued by apocalyptic visions which he believes could save his village. Encouraging a small band of men to tunnel into the earth, they surface in 1980s New Zealand and a future beyond their comprehension but must complete their quest. Nominated for the Palme d’Or at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey is a bold and often startling fusion of medieval fantasy and time travel science fiction, quite unlike anything you’ve seen.

Production Year: 1988
Region Code: B
UK Rating: PG
Running Time: 90 Mins
Number of Discs: 1
Language: English
Subtitles: English SDH
Audio: Mono 1.0
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Colour: Colour
TITLE NAME
Director Vincent Ward
Cast Bruce Lyons
Cast Chris Haywood
Cast Hamish McFarlane

SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS

• High Definition (Blu-ray) presentation

• Original mono audio (uncompressed LPCM)

• Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing

• Brand-new appreciation by film critic Nick Roddick, recorded exclusively for this release

• Kaleidoscope: Vincent Ward – Film Maker, a 1989 documentary profile of the director made for New Zealand television

• Theatrical trailer

FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Kim Newman and an introduction by Vincent Ward

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