An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
A boy stands on a station platform as a train is about to leave. Should he go with his mother or stay with his father? Infinite possibilities arise from this decision. As long as he doesn't choose, anything is possible.
Three stories - one each from the past, present, and future - about men in pursuit of eternity with their love. A conquistador in Mayan country searches for the tree of life to free his captive queen; a medical researcher, working with various trees, looks for a cure that will save his dying wife; a space traveler, traveling with an aged tree encapsulated within a bubble, moves toward a dying star that's wrapped in a nebula; he seeks eternity with his love. The stories intersect and parallel; the quests fail and succeed.Written by
Tom's last name is "Creo" which means "I believe" or "I think" in Spanish. His wife Izzi Creo, is named after the Spanish phrase "Y sí, creo," which means "And yes, I do believe". See more »
The map used by the conquistadors to find the Tree of Life is erroneous. The priest says the three points which form an equilateral triangle on the map are Chichen Itza, Yaxchilan, and Tikal. However in reality, the three Mayan sites form an obtuse triangle, with Chichen Itza being the northern-most and the eastern-most point. See more »
The movie ends with a white out, which represents the Big Bang or creation of the Universe. Following that, the white areas behind the credits condense, which correlates with the condensation of matter and ultimate large scale structure of the universe. These devolve to a black screen, the early "opaque" stage of the universe, when early particles were forming. From this, stars begin to form, one by one until the credits end with a universe full of stars and the story of our universe to the present, told behind the credits. See more »
Was originally rated R by the MPAA for "some violence" but was later edited down to a PG-13 rating for "some intense sequences of violent action, some sensuality and language." See more »
With his beloved wife suffering from terminal cancer, a scientist works hard to find a miraculous cure for her terrible disease, while having trouble with the terrible thought that they might get separated way too soon. At the same time, two more stories unfold, one in ancient Spain and the other in space, all somehow linked, presenting the idea of a man who seeks eternal life with his beloved.
It's an unique movie, one which presents three apparently different stories but which all have the same core concept. Each male character swears to do everything in his power for a chance to spend time with his lover, forever if possible. It's full of drama and emotion, presenting in detail the sufferings of the characters, their desperate attempts to fulfil their quests and what lies ahead for each of them. You simply have to be very though in order not to drop a tear, as this movie seems determined to make you cry with it's very well developed characters and its parallel stories.
Although it seems confusing from time to time, changing the story almost out of nowhere, it manages to keep the viewer interested and curious about what will happen next. It manages to link two of the stories pretty well, this being the main point of interest in my opinion, but the third one seems a bit off. It tries to present the spiritual part of the story, but it somehow left the feeling that it wasn't all that connected as it should have been.
All in all, I really liked this movie. It brought plenty of drama which makes you care for the characters and their fate, thus keeping you eager to find out how it ends. It's unique idea manages to be at the same time it's most important plus but also a bit of a let-down, in terms of connection. I had a very good time with it so I will definitely recommend it to anyone. It brings something new, a fresh idea, and this alone deserves recognition, not to mention the feelings involved throughout.
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