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Knight of Cups (2015)

R | | Drama, Romance | 4 March 2016 (USA)
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A writer indulging in all that Los Angeles and Las Vegas has to offer undertakes a search for love and self via a series of adventures with six different women.

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Once there was a young prince whose father, the king of the East, sent him down into Egypt to find a pearl. But when the prince arrived, the people poured him a cup. Drinking it, he forgot he was the son of a king, forgot about the pearl and fell into a deep sleep. Written by Production

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Dream-like quest for the meaning of life. See more »

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Rated R for some nudity, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Cavaleiro de Copas  »

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$60,551 (USA) (6 March 2016)

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$558,402 (USA) (1 May 2016)
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According to Christian Bale, Terrence Malick didn't tell the actors what the film was about. See more »

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Nancy: You're still the love of my life. Should I tell you that?
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"For optimal sound reproduction, the producers of this film recommend that you play it loud." (In the opening credits.) See more »

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References Call of Duty (2003) See more »

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Composed by William Bevan
Performed by Burial
Courtesy of Hyperdub Records
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Takes you to a great emotional level
11 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

Impressive piece of art. Explores many feelings and life topics, taking one through some of the deepest human emotions. Christian Bale's performance is amazing -like usual. Cate Blanchett is fantastic as well. And in all fairness, most of the cast deserves an applause. I personally believe this to be Malick's best work, delivering the best he has to offer. Not all publics might understand and enjoy this movie, as it requires a high emotional quotient; and willingness to let yourself flow through the experience. The scenes, the lighting, the angles, the cleanness of the movie... everything is greatly curated. No description or use of words can make justice to the experience of watching this movie.


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