The films of Terrence Malick
search for wisps of purity in a turbulent, compromised world. The latter part of that practice regularly changes with each new project, from the plague-stricken heartland to an untamed America invaded by settlers to Austria under Nazism that sets the scene for the master’s latest, “A Hidden Life
.” Malick is pretty consistent about the expressions of that purity, though; he sees innocence and decency in children, animals, and natural splendor.
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