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The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey

Vincent Ward, 1998


"The wondrous (film) stands out, because it is a bold, provocative piece of cinema, rich with primitive images of earth, fire and water drawing us into a medieval world so that we enter our own century with fresh eyes"

London Sunday Times

"The Navigator is.remarkable because of its absorbing story that links medieval fears and fortunes to our times, while confirming Ward as an original talent"


"Has the visionary force and conviction of an old heroic myth... when the Wanderers arrive in the present, the film explodes into colour, and we see the modern city as if through medieval eyes - a terrifying satanic world of noise and light"

The Observer ( London )

"Five Stars!"

David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz, The Movie Show

"A dazzling film... engrossing entertainment filled with fine performances outstanding cinematography... a constant delight."

The Sun-Herald ( Australia )

"Magical.an elemental beauty... seductive power"

Sydney Morning Herald

"The most extraordinary film from this part of the world since Mad Max"

Film News

"Brave, original, inspired... a story of truly apocalyptic scope"

The Australian
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