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8,185 Ratings

The Tree of Life

Directed by Terrence Malick
United States, 2011
Adventure, Fantasy


The life journey of the eldest son of a Midwestern family. From the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years where he struggles to make sense of the past. In a quest for meaning he questions the origins of life and the existence of faith.

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The Tree of Life Directed by Terrence Malick

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2011 | Winner: Palme d'Or

Academy Awards

2012 | 3 nominations including: Best Achievement in Directing

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2011 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Film of the Year

Village Voice Film Poll

2011 | 2 wins including: Best Film

2011 | 3 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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