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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2012

Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Directing
Terrence Malick
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Sarah Green
Bill Pohlad
Dede Gardner
Grant Hill

AFI Awards, USA 2012

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Brad Pitt
Dede Gardner
Sarah Green
Grant Hill
Bill Pohlad

THE TREE OF LIFE is an awe-inspiring, cinematic miracle. Terrence Malick's meditation on mortality ... More

THE TREE OF LIFE is an awe-inspiring, cinematic miracle. Terrence Malick's meditation on mortality is testament to the motion picture's deep roots in poetry - that images and words together can embody life. Emmanuel Lubezki's stunning visuals and compelling performances by Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain and young Hunter McCracken embrace humanity in this tale of the cosmic and the microscopic. Ultimately, Malick forges a path between nature and grace, and generations will be held spellbound under the watch of his creation.


Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2011

Won
EDA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Won
EDA Female Focus Award
This Year's Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Film Industry
Jessica Chastain
For The Help , Take Shelter and The Debt
Nominated
EDA Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Film Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa
Nominated
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Breakthrough Performance
Jessica Chastain

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2012

Won
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Emmanuel Lubezki

Austin Film Critics Association 2011

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Won
Breakthrough Artist Award
Jessica Chastain
For The Help , Take Shelter , The Debt , Texas Killing Fields and Coriolanus

Australian Cinematographers Society 2012

Won
International Award
Emmanuel Lubezki

Australian Film Institute 2012

Nominated
AACTA International Award
Best Direction
Terrence Malick
Best Film
Bill Pohlad
Dede Gardner
Sarah Green

Bodil Awards 2012

Nominated
Bodil
Best American Film (Bedste amerikanske film)
Terrence Malick

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2011

Won
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

British Society of Cinematographers 2012

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Best Cinematography in a Feature Film
Emmanuel Lubezki

British Society of Cinematographers 2011

Nominated
GBCT Operators Award
Jörg Widmer

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Won
Critics Choice Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Tied with Janusz Kaminski for War Horse (2011).
Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Art Direction
Jack Fisk (production designer)
David Crank (art director)
Best Visual Effects
Best Sound
Best Picture

Camerimage 2011

Nominated
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Emmanuel Lubezki

Cannes Film Festival 2011

Won
Palme d'Or
Terrence Malick

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2012

Won
COFCA Award
Actor of the Year
Jessica Chastain
For Coriolanus , The Debt , The Help , Take Shelter and Texas Killing Fields
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
2nd place
COFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Breakthrough Film Artist
Jessica Chastain
For Coriolanus , The Debt , The Help , Take Shelter and Texas Killing Fields
For acting
Nominated
COFCA Award
Actor of the Year
Brad Pitt
For Happy Feet Two and Moneyball
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Ensemble
Brad Pitt
Sean Penn
Jessica Chastain
Hunter McCracken
Laramie Eppler
Tye Sheridan
Best Screenplay - Original
Terrence Malick
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Won
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Picture
Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Screenplay, Original
Terrence Malick
Most Promising Performer
Hunter McCracken

Chlotrudis Awards 2012

Nominated
Chlotrudis Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2012

Nominated
CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Terrence Malick

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Won
DFWFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
3rd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture

David di Donatello Awards 2012

Nominated
David
Best Foreign Film (Miglior Film Straniero)
Terrence Malick

Denver Film Critics Society 2011

Won
DFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Tied with Michel Hazanavicius for The Artist (2011).
Nominated
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Won
FFCC Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2012

Nominated
Dorian Award
Film of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) 2012

Won
Breakthrough Award
Jessica Chastain
For Coriolanus , The Debt , The Help and Take Shelter
Won
GFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Production Design
Jack Fisk
Best Art Direction
Jack Fisk
Nominated
Breakthrough Award
Hunter McCracken
Nominated
GFCA Award
Best Actor
Hunter McCracken
Best Original Screenplay
Terrence Malick

Golden Trailer Awards 2011

Won
Golden Trailer
Best Independent
Mark Woollen
Nominated
Golden Trailer
Best of Show
Mark Woollen
Most Original
Mark Woollen

Gotham Awards 2011

Won
Best Film
Terrence Malick (director)
Sarah Green (producer)
Bill Pohlad (producer)
Brad Pitt (producer)
Dede Gardner (producer)
Grant Hill (producer)

Hollywood Film Festival 2011

Won
Hollywood Breakthrough Award
Breakthrough Actress
Jessica Chastain
For The Help , The Debt , Coriolanus and Take Shelter
Won
Hollywood Film Award
Cinematographer of the Year
Emmanuel Lubezki

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2011

Won
Original Vision Award
2nd place
IFJA Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Nominated
IFJA Award
Best Picture

International Cinephile Society Awards 2012

Won
ICS Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa
2nd place
ICS Award
Best Picture
Nominated
ICS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Production Design
Jack Fisk

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2011

Nominated
IFMCA Award
Film Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat
For A Better Life , Carnage , Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close , Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 and The Ides of March

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2012

Nominated
IFC Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2012

Nominated
Silver Ribbon
Best Non-European Director (Regista del Miglior Film Non-Europeo)
Terrence Malick

Jupiter Award 2012

Nominated
Jupiter Award
Best International Actor
Brad Pitt

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Won
KCFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Director
Terrence Malick

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2012

Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Director of the Year
Terrence Malick

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Won
LAFCA Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
For The Help , Take Shelter , The Debt , Coriolanus and Texas Killing Fields
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Picture

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2012

Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film
Dick Bernstein (supervising music editor)
Peter Clarke (music editor)

MovieGuide Awards 2012

Nominated
Best Film for Mature Audiences
Nominated
Epiphany Prize
Most Inspiring Movie
Nominated
Grace Award
Most Inspiring Performance in Movies
Jessica Chastain

National Board of Review, USA 2011

Won
NBR Award
Top Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2012

Won
NSFC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
For Take Shelter and The Help
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Actor
Brad Pitt
For Moneyball
2nd place
NSFC Award
Best Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Won
NYFCC Award
Best Actor
Brad Pitt
For Moneyball
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
For The Help and Take Shelter
Best Cinematographer
Emmanuel Lubezki

New York Film Critics, Online 2011

Won
NYFCO Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Breakthrough Performance
Jessica Chastain
For The Help , The Debt and Take Shelter
Top Films of the Year

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Nominated
OFCC Award
Best Film

Online Film & Television Association 2012

Won
OFTA Film Award
Best Youth Performance
Hunter McCracken
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Cinematic Moment
For the creation of the universe sequence.
Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Film Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa
Best Visual Effects
Olivier Dumont
Michael L. Fink
Paul Riddle
Michael Shand

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2012

Won
OFCS Award
Breakthrough Performer
Jessica Chastain
For The Debt and The Help
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Screenplay, Original
Terrence Malick

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2012

Won
Desert Palm Achievement Award
Brad Pitt
For Moneyball
Won
Spotlight Award
Jessica Chastain
For Take Shelter , The Debt , The Help and Coriolanus

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2011

Won
PFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominated
PFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Film Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa

Robert Festival 2012

Nominated
Robert
Best American Film (Årets amerikanske film)
Terrence Malick

SESC Film Festival, Brazil 2012

Won
Critics Award
Best Foreign Director (Melhor Diretor Estrangeiro)
Terrence Malick

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2011

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Won
Special Award
Jessica Chastain
For The Debt , Take Shelter , Coriolanus , The Help and Texas Killing Fields
For the body of work in the last year.
Nominated
SDFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa
Best Production Design
Jack Fisk

San Francisco Film Critics Circle 2011

Won
SFFCC Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

Sant Jordi Awards 2012

2nd place
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)
Jessica Chastain

Satellite Awards 2011

Won
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Jessica Chastain
Best Screenplay, Original
Terrence Malick
Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Sound (Editing & Mixing)
John Pritchett
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Sound (Mixing & Editing)
Christopher Scarabosio
Craig Berkey
Erik Aadahl
John Pritchett
Kirk Francis
Fox Searchlight Pictures

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Won
SEFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominated
SEFCA Award
Best Picture

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2011

Won
SLFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
2nd place
SLFCA Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Nominated
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Original Screenplay
Terrence Malick
Best Music
Alexandre Desplat
Best Visual Effects

Sydney Film Festival 2011

Nominated
Sydney Film Prize
Best Film
Terrence Malick

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Won
TFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Nominated
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Screenplay
Terrence Malick

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2011

2nd place
UFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2012

Won
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
For Take Shelter and The Help
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Nominated
VFCC Award
Best Film

Village Voice Film Poll 2011

Won
VVFP Award
Best Film
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Nominated
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominated
WAFCA Award
Best Art Direction
Jack Fisk (production designer)
Jeanette Scott (set decorator)

World Soundtrack Awards 2011

Won
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat
For A Better Life , Largo Winch II , The King's Speech , La fille du puisatier , Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

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