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Title The tree of life [videorecording] / written and directed by Terrence Malick ; produced by Sarah Green, Bill Pohlad ; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner ; produced by Grant Hill ; Fox Searchlight Pictures and River Road Entertainment present.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library DVD  New Shelf  TRE    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD    TRE    DUE 07-01-20
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Edition Director approved three-DVD special edition.
Description 3 videodiscs (139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (folded ; 18 cm.)
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
stamping rdapm
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
surround rdacpc
5.1 Dolby Digital
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
Series The Criterion collection ; 942
Criterion collection ; 942.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; 5.1 Dolby audio surround.
Language In English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Note Title and credits from the theatrical version's screen.
Cast Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCracken, Laramie Eppler, Tye Sheridan.
Brad Pitt (Mr. O'Brien), Sean Penn (Jack), Jessica Chastain (Mrs. O'Brien), Fiona Shaw (Grandmother), Irene Bedard (Messenger), Jessica Fuselier (Guide), Hunter McCracken (Young Jack), Laramie Eppler (R.L.), Tye Sheridan (Steve).
Credits Director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editors, Hank Corwin, Jay Rabinowitz, Daniel Rezende, Billy Weber, Mark Yoshikawa ; music by Alexandre Desplat ; executive producer, Donald Rosenfeld ; production designer, Jack Fisk ; costume designer, Jacqueline West ; senior visual effects supervisor, Dan Glass.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.
Wide screen (1.85:1 aspect ratio).
Summary 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.
Contents Disc 1. Theatrical version -- Disc 2. Extended version -- Disc 3. Supplements.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some thematic material.
Note Supplements: 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; new video essay by critic Benjamin B about the film's cinematography and style, featuring audio interviews with Luezki, production designer Jack Fisk, and other crew members; a new interview with music critic Alex Ross about Malick's approach to music; video essay from 2011 by critic Matt Zoller Seitz and editor Serena Bramble; trailer; essay by critic Kent Jones.
Subject Families -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
City and town life -- Texas -- Drama.
Spiritual life -- Drama.
Genre/Form Coming-of-age films.
Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Malick, Terrence, 1943- film director, screenwriter.
Green, Sarah, 1957- film producer.
Pohlad, William, film producer.
Pitt, Brad, 1963- film producer. actor.
Gardner, Dede, film producer.
Hill, Grant, film producer.
Penn, Sean, 1960- actor.
Chastain, Jessica, 1977- actor.
Shaw, Fiona, 1958- actor.
Bedard, Irene, 1967- actor.
Fuselier, Jessica, actor.
McCracken, Hunter, actor.
Eppler, Laramie, actor.
Sheridan, Tye, 1996- actor.
Desplat, Alexandre, composer (expression)
Lubezki, Emmanuel, director of photography.
Corwin, Hank, editor of moving image work.
Jones, Kent, 1960- essayist.
Fox Searchlight Pictures, presenter.
River Road Entertainment (Firm), presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN 9781681434926
Standard No. 715515219617
Music No. CC2935D The Criterion Collection

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