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The tree of life

by Desplat, Alexandre. (Composer)


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This is a film about the conflict between nature and grace, the agonizing mystery of God, and the meaning of life itself. The death of his brother forces Jack O'Brien to confront his past, which is dominated by his difficult relationship with his father. Jack's father was a stern authoritarian whose... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • The two ways
  • Grief
  • The city
  • Creation
  • Innocence
  • Jack is now 12
  • Mother
  • Father
  • School
  • Drowning
  • Weeds
  • "Be quiet."
  • Dad's away
  • Robert
  • Mrs. Kimball
  • "I trust you."
  • I do what I hate
  • Father returns
  • BB gun
  • "They're closing the plant."
  • Moving away
  • Eternity
  • Was it a dream?
  • End titles.