“The Tree of Life” by Director Terrence Malick icon will celebrate World premiere in Cannes and 06.05.2011 there run in the competition for the Golden Palm Hamburg – “The Tree of Life” is the new masterpiece of by cult Director Terrence Malick (“the thin red line”, “Badlands”). The almost cosmic epic follows the childhood memories of Jack, who can see everything around with the eyes of his soul. Starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain shine. German cinema release: 16.06.2011 in the Concorde film distribution; Director: Terrence Malick; with Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain and others content: Jack in the 60s in the Midwest of the United States as the eldest of three brothers growing up. The world order seems superficial. Everything goes its usual, everyone has his place in society. The Sunday church attendance belongs to the family to the fixed ritual as the common meals in the district as well. But the small Jack sees the cracks in the facade.
As his mother (Jessica Chastain), he has the ability to see with the soul and this love and empathy develop. His father (Brad Pitt), however, preaching the child to fight relentlessly for their own interests. He wants to strengthen him for “Right, enemy life”. Jack is torn between his parents and their ideals. When he is confronted in the course of his childhood with illness, suffering and death, is becoming his pre-world children and appears increasingly impenetrable labyrinth. In the modern world the adult Jack (Sean Penn) as a lost soul feels constantly in search of the great plan, which stays immutable through the ages, and where each has its place. A profound event eventually leads him to a wonderful conclusion… Links: ConcordeFilmverleih Concorde film distribution over Concorde film distribution: Concorde film rentals since 1980 and has brought since then over 400 films in German cinemas.The program titles each year consists of approximately 10-15 and features a varied mix of Arthousekino of top, German Feature film and commercial productions in Hollywood.