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.
As was the case with James Horner's music for The New World (2005), much of the music composed Alexandre Desplat never made it to the final cut of this film. Even though he is credited as composer, only a few minutes of his music are heard in the film.
Brother. Mother. It was they who led me to your door.
When Mr. O'Brien receives the terrible news at the beginning of the movie by phone, the camera and camera operator are reflected in the handset.
An extended 189 minute version was released on Blu-Ray and DVD by the Criterion Collection in September 2018.
€77,002 (Belgium) (22 May 2011)
$13,303,319 (USA) (23 October 2011)