Cannes 2011: Don’t Let the “Boos” Fool You. Watch Two Stunning Clips from ‘The Tree of Life’
When Terrence Malick released The New World, critics were initially divided, but by the end of the decade, it made everyone’s list of “Ten Best Films” of the past ten years. Also Cannes is a strange place and notorious for booing great movies by gifted directors (dating back at least to L’Avventura in 1960), while applauding awful films by hacks such as Clerks 2 by Kevin Smith. So it’s not much of a shock to learn that Malick’s new film, The Tree of Life, was booed at its Monday morning premiere at the Cannes film festival. Well in the latest clip, you can see why Todd McCarthy gave both the picture and star/producer Brad Pitt a raving review: “Brad Pitt gives one of his finest performances in Terrence Malick’s drama about the beginnings of life on Earth and the travails of a 1950s Texas family, writes Todd McCarthy.
Watch the clip below. Enjoy!
And here is the first clip for anyone who may have missed it. Via Trailer Addict