Midweek Movies: The Tree of Life


Time for another movie, folks! Today we bring you The Tree of Life - a family drama starring Sean Penn, Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain.

Set in the 1950s, The Tree of Life revolves around the lives of three boys. The eldest son, Jack, witnesses the loss of innocence when he realizes that the life he once knew – one that is wonderfully pleasant through the eyes of a child – is not as perfect as he thought it was, when sickness, suffering and death troubled his world.

Sean Penn plays the role of the grown-up Jack, who is trying to figure out his life – and this is where a series of beautiful imagery comes in – a documentation of life and how world came to be.

Watch the trailer:

Official site

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written by shhquiet on 2011-07-27 in #lifestyle #movie #the-tree-of-life #midweek-movies


  1. kingnate
    kingnate ·

    I enjoyed this movie - but I am confused, why is it being featured on lomography?

  2. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    I'm so confused....hahaha I don't really understand the story line.

  3. shhquiet
    shhquiet ·

    Hello! :) We started this series last week, inspired by our recent feature in the website - the MiniMovies :)

  4. j_robert
    j_robert ·

    It was not my favorite Terrence Malick film, but the photography in it was spectacular.
    The story line was very vague. I felt as though it was an impressionistic movie.

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