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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Ben Affleck
Rachel McAdams
Olga Kurylenko
Javier Bardem
Directors
Terrence Malick
Screenwriters
Terrence Malick
Running Time
113 minutes

To The Wonder
Malick goes modern


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Plot
Neil (Affleck) falls for free spirit Marina (Kurylenko) in Paris and the pair, plus Marina’s daughter (Tatiana Chiline), move to Oklahoma. While the relationship goes through tough times — Neil seeks solace in old friend Jane (McAdams) — Marina’s US priest, Father Quintana (Bardem), experiences a similar crisis of confusion.


Verdict
Less ambitious than The Tree Of Life, To The Wonder remains 100 per cent pure, unadulterated Malick, an absorbing, thoughtful, moving meditation on the things that matter.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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