Terrence Malick Overview

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Born: November 30, 1943

One of the most enigmatic directors and visual stylists in contemporary American cinema, Terrence Malick was born in Ottawa, Illinois. He grew up in rural Oklahoma and Texas, working as a farmhand and on oil fields. Despite these modest upbringings, Malick graduated with a philosophy degree from Harvard and was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University, although he later dropped out of the latter due to disagreements with his professor. Still, the studious Malick returned to the United States and... See All


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