Brad Pitt (top), with Laramie Eppler on his back, stars in director Terrence Malick's latest film, "The Tree of Life." Mr. Malick's filmography also includes "The Thin Red Line" set during World War II, "Days of Heaven," and his acclaimed first movie, "Badlands," (above) starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek.

Brad Pitt (top), with Laramie Eppler on his back, stars in director Terrence Malick's latest film, "The Tree of Life." Mr. Malick's filmography also includes "The Thin Red Line" set during World War II, "Days of Heaven," and his acclaimed first movie, "Badlands," (above) starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek.