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Pathfinder

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Doug Curran

Pathfinder

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
Wide Release Date:
04/13/07
performer:
Moon Bloodgood, Jay Tavare, Karl Urban, Clancy Brown, Russell Means
director:
Marcus Nispel
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
Laeta Kalogridis, Todd Komarnicki
genre:
ActionAdventure, Drama, War

We gave it a C-

What happened when Norsemen came to our shores? According to this prefab Apocalyptoid adventure saga, a shipwrecked kid, left for dead by his marauding Viking kin on a wild North American continent circa A.D. 1000, was raised by gentle natives, then grew up to protect his adopted people when more marauding Viking kin arrived to ply their marauding Viking ways. Pathfinder‘s moody, muddy look is courtesy of music-video director Marcus Nispel, who doesn’t distinguish between people and tree trunks when it comes to emotional content.