PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings.
The butterfly that landed on Mrs. O'Brien's (Jessica Chastain) hands was not CG but a real one. One morning while both Chastain and Brad Pitt were rehearsing, Terrence Malick spotted it flying around. He got the crew and Chastain following it three blocks of Smithville, then got her to ... ...
Brother. Mother. It was they who led me to your door.
The O'Briens have a fancy ceiling fan with lights attached in their lounge room; these were not available in the '50s.
€77,002 (Belgium) (22 May 2011)
$13,303,319 (USA) (23 October 2011)