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The Tree of Life Details

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The eldest son of a 1950s-era Midwestern family sets out on an existential journey that leads him to question his faith while seeking the answers to life's most challenging mysteries in this evocative drama from celebrated director [[Performer~P100893~Terrence Malick~terrencemalick]]. Meanwhile, as Jack's ([[Performer~P106027~Sean Penn~seanpenn]]) innocence slowly erodes, his turbulent relationship with his father ([[Performer~P56988~Brad Pitt~bradpitt]]) becomes the specter that hangs over his every thought and action. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:May 27, 2011

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Detroit Film Critics Society Jessica Chastain Breakthrough Performance 2011 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Jessica Chastain Best Supporting Actress 2011 Winner
New York Film Critics Circle Jessica Chastain Best Supporting Actress 2011 Winner
New York Film Critics Online Jessica Chastain Breakthrough Performer 2011 Winner
L.A. Film Critics Association Jessica Chastain Best Supporting Actress 2011 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Brad Pitt Best Actor 2011 Winner
New York Film Critics Circle Brad Pitt Best Actor 2011 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Terrence Malick Best Director 2011 Winner
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Terrence Malick Best Director 2011 Winner
L.A. Film Critics Association Terrence Malick Best Director 2011 Winner
Detroit Film Critics Society Terrence Malick Best Director 2011 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Terrence Malick Best Director 2011 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Jack Fisk Best Art Direction 2011 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association David Crank Best Art Direction 2011 Nominee
Boston Society of Film Critics Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Winner
National Society of Film Critics Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Winner
New York Film Critics Circle Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Winner
New York Film Critics Online Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Winner
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Winner
L.A. Film Critics Association Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Winner
American Society of Cinematographers Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Nominee
Broadcast Film Critics Association Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Emmanuel Lubezki Best Cinematography 2011 Nominee

Cast

Brad Pitt
as Mr. O'Brien
Sean Penn
as Jack O'Brien
Jessica Chastain
as Mrs. O'Brien
Tye Sheridan
as Steve
Fiona Shaw
as Grandmother
William Wallace
as Architect
Joanna Going
as Jack's Wife
Irene Bedard
as Messenger
Savannah Welch
as Mrs. Kimball
Anne Nabors
as Rue
Christopher Ryan
as Prisoner
Michael Showers
as Mr. Brown
Wally Welch
as Clergyman
Michael Dixon
as Dusty Walsh
Claire Oelkers
as Organist Double

Crew

Terrence Malick
Director
Bill Pohlad
Producer
Brad Pitt
Producer
Sarah Green
Producer
Grant Hill
Producer
Dede Gardner
Producer
Terrence Malick
Screenwriter
Emmanuel Lubezki
Cinematographer
Joerg Widmer
Cinematographer
Alexandre Desplat
Composer (Music Score)
Hank Corwin
Editor
Daniel Rezende
Editor
Billy Weber
Editor
Jay Rabinowitz
Editor
Mark Yoshikawa
Editor
Jack Fisk
Production Designer
Ivan Bess
Associate Producer
Sandhya Shardanand
Associate Producer
Donald Rosenfeld
Executive Producer
Jacqueline West
Costume Designer
Craig Berkey
Sound/Sound Designer
Bobby Bastarache
First Assistant Director
Vicky Boone
Casting
Francine Maisler
Casting
Frank Hildebrand
Executive in Charge of Production
Sarah Green
Unit Production Manager
Mike Shand
Visual Effects Supervisor
Joel Dougherty
Sound Editor
Lyndon Barrois
Supervising Animator
Susan Kirr
Line Producer
Susan Kirr
Unit Production Manager
Steve Schwartz
Co-Executive Producer
Paula Mae Schwartz
Co-Executive Producer
Christopher Roldan
Associate Editor
Christopher Roldan
First Assistant Editor
Bryan Hirota
Visual Effects Supervisor
Carlo Hintermann
Line Producer
Craig Berkey
Re-Recording Mixer
Craig Berkey
Supervising Sound Editor
Dan Glass
Visual Effects Supervisor
Dick Bernstein
Music Editor
Erica Frauman
Post Production Supervisor
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