The tree of life



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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
Special edition
2 videodiscs (139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
9781681434919, 1681434911 :, 0715515219518 CC2934BD, 1681434911, 9781681434919, 715515219518

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The impressionistic story of a Midwestern family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father. Jack finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011

Wide screen (1.85:1)

New extended version of the film featuring an additional fifty minutes of footage; Exploring "The tree of life," a 2011 documentary featuring collaborators and admirers of Malick's, including filmmakers David Fincher and Christopher Nolan; New interviews with actor Jessica Chastain and visual-effects supervisor Dan Glass; interview from 2011 with composer Alexandre Desplat about the film, and a new interview with music critic Alex Ross about Malick's approach to music; video essay from 2011 by critic Matt Zoller Seitz; trailer; essay by critic Kent Jones and a 2011 piece on the film by Critic Roger Ebert

Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken, Laramie Eppler, Tye Sheridan

MPAA rating: PG-13; for some thematic material

Blu-ray; requires Blu-ray player

Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)

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