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The Tree of Life

Cast

Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken View All


Crew

Terrence Malick (Director), Terrence Malick (Writer) View All

Release: May 18th, 2011
Runtime: 2 hours, 19 minutes
The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.
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4 Tree Of Life
So, I'm a huge Terrence Malick fan and was checking out what was on some of my favorite filmmakers' plates and I saw that he had a new movie planned out! I know it doesn't sound like a new big deal, b...
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I am trying to find out when and where Tree of Life will be playing in Lafayette, LA. I have looked and searched and have not been able to find anything out. Does someone know of a site where it gives...
100 The Tree of Life
The works of Terrence Malick have always been slightly intangible, mystifying and poetic. With their hypnotizing voiceover, heavenly soundtracks, enchanting photography and an almost liturgical tone, ...
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3 Tree of Life (Malick)
There's a trailer now: comes out on May 27 2011 not going to speculate on how i'll like it before i see it but i enjoyed the nod to leni riefenstahl in the preview....

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Brodinski
Sean Penn gets a screen time of about 10 minutes and during that time, all he does is look tormented and the questions that the characters ask themselves don't really feel like they make sense in the characters development, but seem to be asked simply because Malick wants to ask them.
seanc
In the Tree Of Life Malick shows our world as being outside of time while at the same time being completely grounded in time.
MovieMeditation
The film deals with God and belief, and how and why we are here on this earth, what our purpose is, why life is sometimes cruel, how we sometimes forgive and forget and how and when we need to move on I think the whispers work better than ever in The Tree of Life, since it is a clever and smooth met....
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