20th September – 12th October
The BFI will be showcasing writer-director Terrence Malick’s work. Malick is described as the modern American cinema poet-philosopher. His recent award of the Palme d’Or, at Cannes this year, for Tree of Life (2011) has given way to a further celebration of his stunning films on the big screen.
Days of Heaven
20 – 30 September
Two lovers leave Chicago to work on a Texan farm in Terrence Malick’s visually sublime foray into American pastoral.
The New World
27 Sep 20:20 – 8 Oct 20:10-12 Oct 18:00
Terrence Malick retelling of Pocahontas’ tragedy blends historical drama with a rapturous love story.
The Thin Red Line
24 Sep 19:40 – 1 Oct 19:40
A US platoon attempts to wrest control of Guadalcanal from the Japanese in one of the most extraordinary war movies ever made.
The Tree of Life
23 – 12 October
The experiences of a 1950s Texan family meld with the origins of the world in Terence Malick’s unique film.
BFI Terrence Malick Season – website