The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life (2011)

The impressionistic story of a Texas 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.

Plot Keywords: sibling relationship, philosophy, red hair, parent child relationship, texas, sun, telegram, tree, meteor, afterlife, space, spirituality, dinosaur, childhood, 1950s, brother brother relationship

DirectorTerrence Malick
WriterTerrence Malick
Production CompaniesPlan B Entertainment, Fox Searchlight Pictures, River Road Entertainment
Production CountryUnited States of America
Spoken LanguageEnglish

Alternate Titles

To dentro tis zois
The tree of life - l'arbre de vie
El Arbol De La Vida
트리 오브 라이프
Древо жизни