They should show this in design/marketing school. A better film about advertising than “Art & Copy”.
Shot with a 1980s video camera (for authenticity) that sometimes distracts, but only momentarily — the story and performances are just too riveting.
Also, ladies, if you like looking at Gael García Bernal’s face, there are plenty of extended closeups for your viewing pleasure.
I will probably need to see this many more times before I really get it, but I knew it was special on the first viewing, even without the Malick hype.
It is unclear, fragmented, difficult to follow. But this is how life works. "The Tree of Life" is the most accurate representation of memory I've ever seen in film.