The Tree

  • written and directed by Julie Bertuccelli
  • produced by Sue Taylor and Yaël Fogiel
  • screenplay by Julie Bertuccelli, adapted from the novel, Our Father Who Art in the Tree by Judy Pascoe

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marton Csokas, Morgana Davies, Christian Byers, Tom Russell, Gabriel Gotting and Aden Young

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A family in mourning rediscover life with the help of a moreton bay fig.

After the sudden death of her father, 8-year-old Simone shares a secret with her mother
Dawn. She’s convinced her father speaks to her through the leaves of her favourite tree
and he’s come back to protect them.

But the new bond between mother and daughter is threatened when Dawn starts a relationship with George, the plumber, called in to remove
the tree’s troublesome roots.

As the branches of the tree start to infiltrate the house,
the family is forced to make an agonising decision.

But have they left it too late?

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September 2nd, 2011

30/08/2011
The Tree Travels across the USA, UK & Ireland
15/07/2011
The Tree: welcome to NYC!
01/07/2011
The Tree spreads its Branches
29/04/2011
Festival Week for The Tree
14/03/2011
The Tree’s Morgana Davies awarded by Aus film critics
24/02/2011
The Tree Charity Screening Event for the NCCG
14/02/2011
The Tree on DVD: Pre-order NOW!
21/01/2011
César Award nominations for The Tree
27/10/2010
The Tree receives seven AFI Award nominations!
29/09/2010
The Tree Australian Release
23/09/2010
Perth Premiere of The Tree
18/09/2010
Judy Pascoe’s novel reissued by Murdoch Press!
16/09/2010
ACMI season showcases the Gainsbourg/Birkin Family
07/09/2010
Daryl Hannah launches The Tree screening at Mission Beach
02/09/2010
The Tree in Vogue
12/08/2010
The Tree Released in France
29/07/2010
2010 AFI Samsung Mobile Awards
24/07/2010
Don’t MIFF The Tree
24/06/2010
The Sydney Film Festival Audience chooses The Tree.
03/06/2010
Taylor Media in friendly competition at the Sydney Film Festival
07/05/2010
The Tree in official competition at the Sydney Film Festival
30/04/2010
The Tree is the closing film at Cannes Festival 2010
22/02/2010
The Tree creates a buzz at Berlin
28/01/2010
IMDB News
21/10/2009
It’s a wrap!
06/10/2009
Storm sequence to be shot today
17/08/2009
Cameras started rolling today
04/08/2009
Queensland welcomes Charlotte Gainsbourg

“The movie is truly a tree-hugger’s delight.” The New York Times

July 14th, 2011

14/07/2011
NPR
14/07/2011
The Onion: A.V. Club
07/07/2011
Montreal Mirror
01/10/2010
The West Australian
01/10/2010
The West Australian
30/09/2010
The Age
29/09/2010
Trespass Magazine
29/09/2010
Quickflix
28/09/2010
Filmink
25/09/2010
The Australian
25/09/2010
Filmink
23/09/2010
Skynews.com.au
10/08/2010
RealTime
05/07/2010
Cineuropa