Synopsis: 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 (Brad Pitt). Jack (played as an adult by Sean Penn) finds himself a lost soul in the modern world, seeking answers to the origins and meaning of life while questioning the existence of faith.
Director: Terrence Malick
Cast: Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain
Producers: Plan B Entertainment and River Road Entertainment
Country: United States
Runtime: 139 mins
Festival(s): Cannes 2011 | San Sebastián 2011| Sydney 2011 | Sundance 2011