2011. USA. Dir: Terrence Malick. With Brad Pitt, Sean Penn. 139 min.
The simple story of a man sifting through his memories of growing up in rural Texas is imbued with cosmic significance when it’s tied to an impressionistic vision of the world’s beginnings. This year’s Palme d’Or winner looks through a mesmerizing kaleidoscope at the timeless struggle between nature and grace and those caught in between.