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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2012

Nominee
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

AACTA International Awards 2012

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

AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2012

Nominee
Movies for Grownups Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick

AFI Awards, USA 2012

Winner
AFI Award
Movie of the Year

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.


African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) 2011

Winner
AAFCA Award
Best Picture
Top 10 Films
1st place

Alliance of Women Film Journalists 2012

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

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2012

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

Austin Film Critics Association 2011

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

Australian Cinematographers Society 2012

Winner
International Award
Emmanuel Lubezki

Australian Film Critics Association Awards 2012

Winner
AFCA Award
Best International Film (English Language)

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2011

Winner
ACCA
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominee
ACCA
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Brad Pitt
Runner-Up
Best Original Screenplay
Terrence Malick
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa
Best Achievement in Sound
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Best Motion Picture
Dede Gardner
Sarah Green
Grant Hill
Brad Pitt
Bill Pohlad

Black Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Winner
BFCC Award
Top Ten Films
7th

Bodil Awards 2012

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

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 2011

Winner
BSFC Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

British Society of Cinematographers 2012

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

British Society of Cinematographers 2011

Nominee
GBCT Operators Award
Jörg Widmer

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2012

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

Camerimage 2011

Nominee
Golden Frog
Main Competition
Emmanuel Lubezki

Cannes Film Festival 2011

Winner
Palme d'Or
Terrence Malick

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2012

Winner
COFCA Award
Actor of the Year
Jessica Chastain
For Coriolanus , The Debt , The Help , Take Shelter and Texas Killing Fields
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominee
COFCA Award
Actor of the Year
Brad Pitt
For Happy Feet Two and Moneyball
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Breakthrough Film Artist
Jessica Chastain
For Coriolanus , The Debt , The Help , Take Shelter and Texas Killing Fields
For acting.
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Ensemble
Brad Pitt
Sean Penn
Jessica Chastain
Hunter McCracken
Laramie Eppler
Tye Sheridan
Best Original Screenplay
Terrence Malick
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Picture
7th place

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2011

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

Chlotrudis Awards 2012

Nominee
Chlotrudis Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2012

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

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Winner
DFWFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick

David di Donatello Awards 2012

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

Denver Film Critics Society 2012

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

Detroit Film Critics Society, US 2011

Winner
DFCS Award
Breakthrough Artist
Jessica Chastain
For Take Shelter and The Help

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Winner
Breakthrough Award
Jessica Chastain
For Take Shelter and The Help
Winner
DFCC
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Winner
FFCC Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2012

Nominee
Dorian Award
Film of the Year

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) 2012

Winner
Breakthrough Award
Jessica Chastain
For Coriolanus , The Debt , The Help and Take Shelter
Winner
GAFCA 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
Nominee
Breakthrough Award
Hunter McCracken
Nominee
GAFCA Award
Best Actor
Hunter McCracken
Best Original Screenplay
Terrence Malick

Gold Derby Awards 2012

Winner
Gold Derby Award
Director
Terrence Malick
Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Film Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa
Visual Effects
Dan Glass
Bradley Friedman
Bryan Hirota
Paul Riddle
Michael Shand
Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt

Golden Schmoes Awards 2011

Winner
Golden Schmoes
Trippiest Movie of the Year
Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Favorite Movie Poster of the Year
Best Trailer of the Year

Golden Trailer Awards 2011

Winner
Golden Trailer
Best Independent
Mark Woollen
Nominee
Golden Trailer
Best of Show
Mark Woollen
Most Original
Mark Woollen

Gotham Awards 2011

Winner
Gotham Independent Film Award
Best Feature
Terrence Malick
Sarah Green
Bill Pohlad
Brad Pitt
Dede Gardner
Grant Hill
Tied with Beginners (2010).

Hollywood Film Awards 2011

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

Houston Film Critics Society Awards 2011

Winner
HFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US 2011

Winner
Original Vision Award
Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick

Indiewire Critics' Poll 2011

Winner
ICP Award
Best Film
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

International Cinephile Society Awards 2012

Winner
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
Nominee
ICS Award
Best Picture
Runner-Up.
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Production Design
Jack Fisk

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) 2012

Winner
INOCA
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Visual Effects
Nominee
INOCA
Best Picture
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Sound Mixing
John Pritchett
Kirk Francis
Best Film Editing
Hank Corwin
Jay Rabinowitz
Daniel Rezende
Billy Weber
Mark Yoshikawa
Best Sound Editing
Craig Berkey
Best Art Direction
Jack Fisk
David Crank

International Online Film Critics' Poll 2012

Winner
IOFCP Award
Top Ten Films
Nominee
IOFCP Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Visual Effects

Internet Film Critic Society 2011

Winner
IFCS Award
Best Drama
Best Director
Terrence Malick

Iowa Film Critics Awards 2012

Nominee
IFC Award
Best Director
Terrence Malick

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2012

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

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA) 2012

Winner
IOMA
Best Supporting Actor (Miglior attore non protagonista)
Brad Pitt
Best Cinematography (Miglior fotografia)
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominee
IOMA
Best Picture (Miglior film)
Terrence Malick
Best Director (Miglior regia)
Terrence Malick
Best Editing (Miglior montaggio)
Billy Weber
Jay Rabinowitz
Hank Corwin
Daniel Rezende
Mark Yoshikawa
Best Original Score (Miglior colonna sonora)
Alexandre Desplat
Best Special Effects (Migliori effetti speciali)

Jupiter Award 2012

Nominee
Jupiter Award
Best International Actor
Brad Pitt

Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

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

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2012

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

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Winner
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
Nominee
LAFCA Award
Best Picture

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2012

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

MovieGuide Awards 2012

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

National Board of Review, USA 2011

Winner
NBR Award
Top Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 2012

Winner
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
Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Film

Nevada Film Critics Society 2012

Winner
NFCS Award
Best Actress
Jessica Chastain
For The Debt , The Help and Take Shelter

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

Winner
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

Winner
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

Nominee
OFCC Award
Best Film
9th place

Online Film & Television Association 2012

Winner
OFTA Film Award
Best Youth Performance
Hunter McCracken
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Most Cinematic Moment
Creation of the Universe.
Nominee
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

Winner
OFCS Award
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
Winner
Special Award
Jessica Chastain
For The Debt and The Help
To Jessica Chastain, the breakout performer of the year.
Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Original Screenplay
Terrence Malick

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2012

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

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2011

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

Robert Festival 2012

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

Russian Guild of Film Critics 2012

Nominee
White Elephant
Best Foreign Film
Terrence Malick

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2011

Winner
SDFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Winner
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.
Nominee
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

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

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2011

Winner
FIPRESCI Film of the Year
Terrence Malick

Sant Jordi Awards 2012

Nominee
Sant Jordi
Best Foreign Actress (Mejor Actriz Extranjera)
Jessica Chastain

Satellite Awards 2011

Winner
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Jessica Chastain
Best Screenplay, Original
Terrence Malick
Nominee
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

SESC Film Festival, Brazil 2012

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

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Winner
SEFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominee
SEFCA Award
Best Picture
5th place

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US 2011

Winner
SLFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Film
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Original Screenplay
Terrence Malick
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Best Music
Alexandre Desplat
Best Visual Effects

Sydney Film Festival 2011

Nominee
Sydney Film Prize
Best Film
Terrence Malick

The BSC, ACO, GBCT Features Operators Award 2011

Nominee
BSC,ACO,GBCT Features Operators Award
Camera Operator
Jörg Widmer (camera operator)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Winner
TFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
Best Screenplay
Terrence Malick

Utah Film Critics Association Awards 2011

Nominee
UFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2012

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

Village Voice Film Poll 2011

Winner
VVFP Award
Best Film
Best Director
Terrence Malick
Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actor
Brad Pitt
4th place.
Best Actor
Brad Pitt
7th place.
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain
8th place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2011

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

World Soundtrack Awards 2011

Winner
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

Yoga Awards 2012

Winner
Yoga Award
Worst Foreign Film
Terrence Malick

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