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The Tree of Life (16-May-2011)

Director: Terrence Malick

Writer: Terrence Malick

Music by: Alexandre Desplat

Producers: Sarah Green; Bill Pohlad; Brad Pitt; Dede Gardner; Grant Hill

Keywords: Drama

Experimental drama touches upon questions about the meaning of life and origins of the universe within the frame of a narrative of a man's upbringing.

Jack, an impressionable young man living with his family in Texas in the 1950s, is followed from his idealistic childhood through to a disillusioned adulthood wrought with guilt over his estranged relationship with his father, seeking answers to his existence explored within the framework of the film's prevailing themes about the meaning of life, the concept of self, and the existence of the universe. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Cinematography.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Irene Bedard
22-Jul-1967   Pocahontas
Jessica Chastain
29-Mar-1981   The Tree of Life
Joanna Going
22-Jul-1963   Phantoms
Jackson Hurst
17-Feb-1979   Grayson Kent on Drop Dead Diva
Sean Penn
17-Aug-1960   Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Brad Pitt
18-Dec-1963   Ocean's Eleven
Fiona Shaw
10-Jul-1958   British theatre actress


Brad Pitt   ...   Mr. O'Brien
Sean Penn   ...   Jack
Jessica Chastain   ...   Mrs. O'Brien
Fiona Shaw   ...   Grandmother
Irene Bedard   ...   Messenger
Jessica Fuselier   ...   Guide
and Introducing
Hunter McCracken   ...   Young Jack
Laramie Eppler   ...   R. L.
Tye Sheridan   ...   Steve
Nicolas Gonda   ...   Mr. Reynolds
Will Wallace   ...   Architect
Kelly Koonce   ...   Fr. Haynes
Bryce Boudoin   ...   Robert
Jimmy Donaldson   ...   Jimmy
Kameron Vaughn   ...   Cayler
Cole Cockburn   ...   Harry Bates
Dustin Allen   ...   George Walsh
Brayden Whisenhunt   ...   Jo Bates
Joanna Going   ...   Jack's Wife
Finnegan Williams   ...   Jack @ 2
Michael Koeth   ...   Jack @ 5
John Howell   ...   R. L. @ 2
Samantha Martinez   ...   Samantha
Savannah Welch   ...   Mrs. Kimball
Tamara Jolaine   ...   Mrs. Stone
Julia M. Smith   ...   Beth
Anne Nabors   ...   Rue
Christopher Ryan   ...   Prisoner
Tyler Thomas   ...   Tyler Stone
Michael Showers   ...   Mr. Brown
Kim Whalen   ...   Mrs. Brown
Margaret Ann Hoard   ...   Jane
Wally Welch   ...   Clergyman
Hudson Long   ...   Mr. Bagley
Michael Dixon   ...   Dusty Walsh
William Hardy   ...   Jack's Work Colleague
Tommy Hollis   ...   Tommy
Cooper Franklin Sutherland   ...   Robert #2
John Cyrier   ...   Bi-Plane Pilot
Erma Lee Alexander   ...   Erma
Nicholas Yedinak   ...   Nicholas Swimmer


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