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Check Out 10 Unused Posters For Terrence Malick's 'The Tree Of Life' From A Gallery Of Over 90 Concepts

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist January 29, 2014 at 5:04PM

So here we are in 2014, still awaiting the status of Terrence Malick's "Knight Of Cups," his untitled music scene movie and the documentary "Voyage Of Time" (and fyi, it looks like the lawsuit around that last one is on its way to a settlement). So let's take this moment to look back, shall we?
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The Tree Of Life

So here we are in 2014, still awaiting the status of Terrence Malick's "Knight Of Cups," his untitled music scene movie and the documentary "Voyage Of Time" (and fyi, it looks like the lawsuit around that last one is on its way to a settlement). So let's take this moment to look back, shall we?

Design company Prologue have revealed around 90 or so poster concepts they presented for "The Tree Of Life," before settling on the designs that eventually made their way online and into theaters (for a refresher, click here). For the most part, these are some pretty on-the-nose interpretations, with lots of trees and outer space and floating heads, and none of them standing out as the kind of stuff that could've stood on their own. But regardless, it's an interesting look at how designers bang around ideas before finding the winning formula.

Check out ten posters below, out of a whopping 90 right here, along with images from an alternate opening credit sequence that was conceived but never used. [via The Film Stage]

Update: Posters removed by request of Prologue.

This article is related to: The Tree Of Life, Voyage Of Time


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