The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, eight-year-old Simone denies this reality. She is persuaded that her father still lives in the giant fig tree growing near their house and speaks to her through its leaves. But the tree becomes more and more invasive and threatens the house. It must be felled. Of course, Simone won't allow...
Life is a force of nature
11 August 2010 (France)
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,983,
17 July 2011
Gross USA: $71,158
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $2,219,182
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
loved Judy Pascoe
's book "Our Father Who Art in the Tree" but Australian producer Sue Taylor
had already bought the rights to screen it. Julie Bertucelli and her producer Yael Fogiel
decided to contact Sue Taylor and the three of them chose to make the film in partnership. See more
The film is set in Queensland, but when Tim receives his results there is talk of him going to Sydney. The majority of Queensland students would be looking at going to university in Brisbane or elsewhere in Queensland. See more
Happy families are boring anyway.
"No animals or trees were harmed while filming" See more
Sway (Quien Sera)
Written by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz
(as P. Beltran Ruiz), Luis Demetrio
(as L. Traconia Molina) and Norman Gimbel
Performed by Dean Martin See more