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The Tree of Life

After a tragic event, Jack O'Brien (Sean Penn) tries to understand the meaning of life by looking back at his childhood during the 1950, and remembering the lessons learned from his parents (Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain). Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 140
Theater Release: 26 May 2011
Video Release: 11 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Tree of Life is rated PG-13: for some thematic material.

Director: Terrence Malick
Cast: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain
Studio: 2011 Fox Search Light Pictures
Website: Official site for The Tree of Life.

Brief Preview

Nothing seems to encourage unconventional filmmaking like the theme of death. Add a contemplative approach to the origin of the universe and you get The Tree of Life, a… 
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Why Is The Tree of Life Rated PG-13?

Violence: Parents learn of a child’s death. A mother treats a child’s bloody… 
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Talk It Over

How does Mr. O’Brien’s anger impact his family? How does he let his personal… 
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