Terrence Malick Preparing Six-Hour Cut of THE TREE OF LIFE?


By now, it’s common knowledge that writer/director Terrence Malick takes his time in the editing room. It’s a minor miracle that any of his films get released at all. He literally spends years tinkering away at the footage he’s shot, shaping and forming and re-forming the film from the ground up. This past May, his latest film The Tree of Life was finally released. It was met with mixed, yet passionate, reception, as it’s been described as everything from a religious experience to pretentious to boring. Even directors David Fincher and Christopher Nolan have weighed inon the the film’s significance. Now it appears that Malick is currently working on a six-hour cut of the Brad Pitt-starred drama. Hit the jump to see what the auteur’s cinematographer had to say about this very extended director’s cut. Read More...



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