The Tree Of Life

The Tree Of Life
The Tree Of Life

Year

2011

Duration

139 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

Poetic writer/director Terrence Malick is renowned for his intimate and meditative work. Here, he creates his most thought-provoking, beautiful and poignant film yet: a complex and fragmentary exploration of human existence, given focus by the spiritual journey of one disenchanted man - corporate architect Jack O'Brien. Feeling lost in the modern world and consequently questioning everything from faith to the very meaning of life, eldest son Jack looks back on his childhood in the 1950s American Midwest in the hope of finding some answers. As he recalls the events and emotions that shaped him, particularly his complicated relationship with his strict and angry dad, Jack comes to powerful conclusions about life, love, death, and our overall place in the universe...

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12 Classification

Contains potentially dangerous behaviour, some scenes of bereavement and mild emotional intensity

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