Film of the Day: The Tree of Life (2011)

Years of speculation about The Tree of Life, the latest film from reclusive and very slow-working master director Terrence Malick, will finally end in May. We had a very good idea that the film would play the festival, given that Fox Searchlight set a May 27 release date after picking up the film a few months ago. Variety reports that the film will appear at the fest, but says that we likely won’t know if it will play in or out of competition until early or mid April, when the full lineup is announced.

The film is a multi-generational drama starring Brad PittSean Penn and Jessica Chastain that, to some extent, looks at our place in the world and the universe at large. There have been a great many hints about the film suggesting that it covers a timeframe much more broad than a couple of mere human lifetimes — think aeons. Information about the film’s scientific background and the possible presence of dinosaurs has been largely scrubbed from the internet wherever possible. That fact, combined with the lush, very appealing trailer and the simple fact that this is a new Terrence Malick movie, make The Tree of Life one of the highest-profile film debuts of 2011.

From SlashFilm.com

I love all of Terrence Malick´s films because they have that certain something that makes you leave the theater a completely different person than when you arrived. His films are an experience.

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2 Responses to Film of the Day: The Tree of Life (2011)

  1. Joachim Boaz says:

    This film looks beautiful! I can’t wait! What’s your favorite Malick film? Days of Heaven?

  2. filmonogamy says:

    No, actually it´s The Thin Red Line. For now…

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