AARP The Magazine Announces the Top 10 Movies For Grownups® of
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Terrence Malick pictured in received several awards and nominations for writing and directing the film. It explores the origin and meaning of life through the childhood memories of a middle-aged architect, Jack O'Brien Penn. Jack questions his faith and seeks to find the purpose to his existence, while reconciling with his domineering father Pitt ; he however shares a gentle relationship with his mother Chastain. The film's music was composed by Alexandre Desplat , and Emmanuel Lubezki served as the cinematographer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Top 10 list features films with daring and riveting performances from some of the finest actors and actresses to engage grownup audiences this year. We are proud to honor and recognize their achievements. It's wrapped up in engaging performances by Robert Duvall , Bill Murray and Sissy Spacek , but at its heart this folk fable gets to the deep, dark places of regret, mortality, and self-imposed isolation. Co-starring as King George VI and his speech therapist, Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush grate, grind, and growl at one another until each emerges more completely human. Diane Lane shines as Penny Chenery , the middle-aged housewife who nurtured a horse racing legend; John Malkovich nearly steals the show as her flamboyant-yet-no-nonsense trainer.