Terrence Malick

Film director

1943 –

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Who is Terrence Malick?

Terrence Frederick Malick is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. In a career spanning over four decades he has directed six feature films. He made his directorial debut with the drama Badlands in 1973. Malick released his second film, Days of Heaven, in 1978, after which he took a long hiatus from directing films. His third film, the World War II drama The Thin Red Line, was released in 1998.

Malick has received consistent praise for his work and has been regarded as one of the greatest living filmmakers. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director for The Thin Red Line and The Tree of Life, and the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Thin Red Line, as well as winning the Golden Bear at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival for The Thin Red Line, the Palme d'Or at the 64th Cannes Film Festival for The Tree of Life, and the SIGNIS Award at the 69th Venice International Film Festival for To the Wonder.

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Nov 30, 1943
Also known as
  • Terrence Frederick Malick
  • David Whitney
  • Terry Malick
  • Terence Malic
  • Terry
  • sparky
  • United States of America
  • University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Harvard University
  • American Film Institute
  • St. Stephen's Episcopal School
  • University of Oxford
  • Magdalen College, Oxford
Lived in
  • Austin

on July 23, 2013


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