Days of Heaven

Terrence Malick, USA 1978, 94’
no English subtitles
Chef Return to Reason

A gravely ill farmer hires teams of workers for the harvest on his remote farmland. Among the hired hands, a couple devise a plan to defraud the farmer – the woman will marry him so she can inherit his fortune. Days of Heaven is an evergreen epic allegory on love, desire, murder and sin.

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  • The Academy Awards 1979 - Oscar for best cinematography
  • Cannes IFF 1979 – Best Director

Terrence Malick

Born in 1943, Terrence Malick is an American director, screenwriter, and film producer, and is considered one of the most mysterious filmmakers in American cinema. He studied philosophy at Harvard. Over the past half century, he has directed only nine feature films, earning him the designation of poet, visionary, and on-screen philosopher. He was nominated for an Oscar for  The Thin Red Line and for The Tree of Life. He was the subject of a retrospective at the second American Film Festival.

Selected filmography

1973 Badlands

1978 Niebiańskie dni / Days of Heaven

1998 Cienka czerwona linia / Thin Red Line

2005 Podróż do Nowej Ziemi / The New World

2011 Drzewo życia / Tree of Life

2019 Ukryte życie / A Hidden Life

Cast & Crew

director Terrence Malick
screenplay Terrence Malick
cinematography Néstor Almendros
editing Billy Weber
music Ennio Morricone
cast Richard Gere, Brooke Adams, Sam Shepard, Linda Manz, Robert J. Wilke
producer Bert Schneider, Harold Schneider
production Paramount Pictures
sales Park Circus
language English
coloration colour
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