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The Sea of Trees

The Sea of Trees is a movie starring Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, and Ken Watanabe. A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.

Other Titles
Μια θάλασσα από δέντρα, Yam shel etzim, La foresta dei sogni, O Mar de Árvores, Marea de copaci, El mar de árboles, 追憶の森, More drveća, A fák tengere, Sonsuzluk Ormanı, Padurea sinucigasilor, La forêt des songes, Nos souvenirs, Morze drzew, 青木原樹海, Medžiu jura, El bosque de los sueños, Tsuioku no mori
Running Time
1 hours 50 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama, Mystery, Fantasy
Director
Gus Van Sant
Writer
Chris Sparling
Actors
Ken Watanabe, Ryoko Seta, Naomi Watts, Matthew McConaughey
Country
USA
Year
2015
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Arthur Brennan treks into Aokigahara, known as The Sea of Trees, a mysterious dense forest at the base of Japan's Mount Fuji where people go to commit suicide. On his journey to the suicide forest, he encounters Takumi Nakamura, a Japanese man who has lost his way after attempting suicide. The two men begin a journey of reflection and survival, which affirms Arthur's will to live and reconnects him to his love for his wife.

Comments about drama «The Sea of Trees» (20)

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Heather

this film is really good. the plot was simple.the cast was great. there were no real weak points in the film.the direction was also great. all in all, the film was very good. its not perfect, but its good. i have to give the film 10 out of 10.

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Diane

This is my first review of a movie on IMDb, I'm a fan of indie movies and all. So if you read my previous reviews, you know how I feel about this film. This movie is excellent. I watched it in 1 day, and I'm not joking. This movie has an excellent story and very well developed characters. The plot of the movie is good, and it has a good pace, so I really enjoyed the film. I recommend this film to anyone who loves to think and watch movies that are interesting and not too predictable. I think this movie is definitely for the new generation, because it has a great plot and different approach to the way people are. I really recommend this movie for people who want to see something different.

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Zachary

The Sea of Trees was a lovely film, I was drawn into the story of the Garth and the Lord in their long struggle against the enemy. The beauty of the movie was the balance of love, emotion, and war between the Garth and Lord. I was just a child at the time of the film and I was very moved. I watched it again recently and the tears came out in all of the characters. It is a very sad movie. I think that if we all had the opportunity to do what Garth did to Lord he did not even know he could. He could not see Lord for who he truly was, a loving man who cared for the poor and the weak. He could not see what was happening. I would not have wished my life for the world to end for Lord. I know that Garth saw Lord as a child and was not ready for what he would see, but Lord did not understand him. He could not understand his hatred and hatred of his own flesh and the corruption that it brought. I love the character of Garth. I have watched this movie so many times and I still watch it to this day. I hope that you will watch this movie. It is a beautiful film that makes you think about what you will do when you grow up and when you will be the person that you wish you were. The Lord, Lord was a hero.

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Rose Stevens

I'm so glad I saw this movie. I'm a fan of the L.A. writer/director Lars Von Trier and of the director's past work, "Breaking the Waves". I really enjoyed the first part of this film and was a bit worried about how it would end, but it ended on a high note, with a sense of escapism. I really liked how the world looked in the first third of the movie, like a fantasy world that could be altered by the protagonist. I found it very refreshing to see a world of fantasy like this. I felt like a child again. It was very refreshing to see a fantasy world like this. I think the ending is so beautiful and symbolic. There is a way of thinking about life and the world that I had never considered before. I really enjoyed how the characters interpreted the world. They weren't so cartoon like and I found myself thinking about how they viewed it. It was a great movie that I could watch over and over again. I recommend it highly.

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Andrea Gonzalez

It is with great pleasure that I can say that the actor Tom Hanks is to me the most talented person in the world. He has shown a variety of abilities and strengths and the direction he has given his career is a natural extension of this. His portrayal of Harry Monroe, the director of a successful film-making company, was of the utmost level of excellence. He has accomplished this success with outstanding skill and in a quiet, intelligent manner. His role in this film is one of the best in my life. The film is a very emotional one. The movie begins with Tom Hanks as a young boy living in Los Angeles with his mother, a street artist. Tom Hanks and his mother split and he moves to the home of a family that is moving out of the state. The film shows Tom Hanks growing up in a large town with his brother, a former artist. As Tom Hanks and his brother grow up, they find other artists as well as actors who are leaving town. These artists and actors have a problem with their marriage. Tom Hanks and his brother decide to move into the house of one of the artists. At this point in time, the artist has just moved out of the state. This is a very sad and sad event to begin with, but then as time goes on, the story takes a very different turn. I will not go into too much detail about the story as it is a very interesting one. The actors and actors have all acted very well. The character of Harry Monroe is portrayed very well by Tom Hanks. It is a shame that this movie did not receive the recognition it deserved. It has the potential to go down in history as one of the greatest films ever made. Tom Hanks deserves all the accolades he has received. I am going to be buying the movie on DVD very soon.

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Helen Curtis

There are so many reasons to watch this movie, I can't begin to tell you all. But the main reason is, it is one of the most beautiful movies I've ever seen. And I have seen a lot. It is a very moving, and well thought out movie, and will make you think. It is an incredibly sad story, and a very sad ending, but that is a part of the whole movie. It is just a movie. I never saw this movie before. But it is something that I will not forget, and I will remember it. It is also the first movie I have ever seen that was not happy or happy at all. It is just the way it is. The movie is not about love or happiness. It is about a young girl, and her love for the things that life has given her. It is a beautiful story, and I have never seen a movie so beautiful in my life. I can watch it over and over again, and it will never get old. I would highly recommend this movie to anyone, I know I did.

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Randy

I have seen this movie a few times and I still find myself thinking of the reasons I like it so much. The nature of the movie is the way we try to explain to ourselves that the universe is nothing but something that exists only in our minds and our memories. What is the universe really about? What is the point of life? The choice between truth and illusion. Can we even know what reality is? Or is everything created by our minds? Themes of love, and loyalty, and loyalty, and deception, all intermixing. When the professor is confronted with the student who has been spying on his work, he tells him to stop. The student starts to cry. "No!" the professor says, "Don't give up on your work. It is important." The film is beautifully shot, the cinematography is exquisite, and the music is haunting and stirring. I think you have to watch it a few times to see the real beauty of the film.

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Keith S.

I am from Bulgaria and this movie is absolutely brilliant. This movie shows us the Greek civilization that was then and today. There is a lot of problems in Greece that are not from the future. This movie is very much for the Greeks and for all the world to watch and to understand their civilization. The movie is beautiful, the story is very good and I think that this movie will win best picture of Venice. To see it you must see it in the big screen because the small screen is not enough to see the message. It is also a good movie for the whole family because it is very very long but it is worth it. The actors and actresses are all very good. And for the cameraman the colors are so beautiful. I think that this movie is very good and a must see for all the world to watch and understand their civilizations. The best Greek movie ever!

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Bobby

The Sea of Trees is a cinematic experience that feels like an hour and a half of your life, and that's not hyperbole. Set in a small town in Scotland, the story unfolds like a slow-paced ghost story, and you never really know what's going to happen next, but the pace never lets up. The performances are fantastic, and the story is intriguing. One thing I do have to mention is the score, which is a great, evocative piece of work that I think helps create the mood. Everything is well-chosen, and the choice to shoot on location in Scotland is fitting, and the camera work was fantastic, allowing the story to grow organically into the pictures. This film is an interesting story that you don't need to have seen before, and the ending is both unexpected and surprising. It's a very ambitious and well-crafted film, and I really recommend it to anyone who likes a slow-paced ghost story, but who wants a few thrills. 10/10

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Henry Russell

This film is a slow-burner. As a result, it can be quite disorienting for viewers who have never read the book. However, if you can concentrate on the story, you will come away with a sense of unity and wonderment that is, without a doubt, well worth the time and effort. The special effects are quite incredible, as well. I do think, though, that the film could have used a little more resolution. The ending is more significant than the beginning and I found it a little unsatisfying. The story is great, and the acting is great, and the characters are great, but there are a couple of scenes that could have been done without. Overall, though, it is a very good film. It is not as good as The Sixth Sense or EYES WIDE SHUT, but it is still an enjoyable film. If you like this film, I suggest reading the book before seeing the film, because it is a great story that I think everyone should see. I give it a 9 out of 10.

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Stephanie Knight

This film was beautifully shot. The acting was great, especially by the two boys in the leads. They managed to make us believe that these are real people in the real world and not fantasy creatures. The same cannot be said for the young girl who plays the sister. There was no use of special effects, in fact, the camera work was quite minimalist, the shots usually only about 20 meters wide. I especially liked the use of the star's role in the sky and in the clouds. The production values were excellent, and the film stayed true to the book. The dialogue was wonderfully crafted, the pacing was also extremely tight and the plot was well done. I am truly impressed with this film, as a film fan and a person who had never read the book, I loved the film, and will definitely be buying the book when it comes out.

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Frances T.

I have to admit I was somewhat apprehensive about watching this film. A few years ago I had the misfortune of watching a VHS copy of this film that was stolen by the film's only known collector. What I didn't know was that the film was once again being stolen and the sole owner (this time in South Africa) had put it on a shelf and had it sold to an Australian collector who would go on to buy the entire film collection. In this case the thief got his money back, the Australian got a piece of film he could have never seen for himself, and the film collector found an old friend in Canada who gave him a copy of the film he'd been so keen to get rid of. After watching the film, I thought that perhaps I was overreacting to the theft, but the Australian collector was so taken with the film that he gave the film back to the film collector and they got on well. Eventually, I'd have to say that I actually really liked the film. It is a film that really stands up to time and is, in my opinion, much better than the typical indie horror film of today. I find it quite interesting that this film was only distributed on VHS and not on DVD. I don't think the film was marketed in any way to a wider audience. This film is much more of a cult film than most horror films of today. I'm sure that some of the older viewers of this film are wondering why they should care if they didn't watch it in the 80s. If you're a fan of the genre of horror films then you're in for a treat.

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Lauren

I remember being very impressed by this film when I first saw it. I was not particularly interested in the story at the time, but I was moved by the film and by the performances. A few years later I revisited it and was impressed again. The story has been somewhat lost on me, and I have given it the unenviable task of dealing with some very significant issues. The themes are now universal, but they still resonate with me. The dramatic impact of the events in the film have been confirmed to me several times since then. The question of God and religion is at the very core of the film. All of the characters are given equal importance. The sea of trees is seen as both metaphor and metaphor of the complex nature of a human being, and is able to point the way to answers about the nature of God and the universe. The spiritual theme is integral to the film's meaning, and is ultimately my favorite. The music, in my opinion, is another significant part of the film. The music is layered with great and powerful music, and plays a major role in the emotional effect of the film. I find it to be almost like the visual aspect of the film, though not quite as important. A story about a father and son who have to find their place in life, and who must learn how to accept life and its pleasures, while trying to find a way to move on in life. The physical structure of the film is also a major part of the plot. The structure of the film is as much about the interplay between the characters, as it is about the structure of the story itself. The film is an extremely emotionally affecting experience, and I hope that this review has helped to get some of the most important parts of the film out to you. I look forward to the development of the story in future years. The director of this film, Michael Winterbottom, has provided us with an excellent film. I look forward to the next in his series.

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Anthony H.

An amazingly emotionally engaging film with a strong message. I saw this film on a lark on a rainy afternoon and was left in awe. I walked out of the theater crying my eyes out. If you're a Christian, if you're not a Christian, you should see this film.

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Patricia Evans

One of the best films I have seen in a while. The acting is fantastic and the story is gripping. It's such a nice twist on the usual film. The plot is very subtle, and you really need to be in the mood to enjoy the film. The scenery is breathtaking and the music is haunting. The ending is great, though it is a little bit different than I had expected. The only downside to this film is that it is not as long as some other films. You should definitely see it.

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Jeremy

This is a film I first saw when I was 12. It has stayed with me and it still does. I recently watched it again with a friend who knows the story and it was wonderful. I think that the reason I enjoyed this film as much as I did was that I wasn't expecting much. I am a bit of a Wes Anderson fan and I am impressed with his previous work. This film is a bit of an exception to the rule but I have to admit that it is actually a pretty good film. I won't go into any detail about the story, other than to say that I can't really remember what the story was about. This is a very unusual film, probably one of the best of Anderson's films. I really recommend this film, but if you don't have a strong attachment to the story then don't watch it.

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Elizabeth Cole

I recently saw the Sea of Trees on Showtime. I love everything about this movie. It has everything. I love the way that the movie moves, the way it's shot, the way the actors talk, the way the film is edited, the way it moves. All of it is amazing. It's a wonderful movie. The acting is terrific, with everyone in the movie giving excellent performances. The one thing that really makes the movie different from the usual PG-13 kid-friendly movie is the cinematography. The cinematography is done in an unusual and wonderful way. I think that it is the kind of cinematography that makes a movie stand out from the rest. The movie also has a beautiful score, but it's done in a way that compliments the movie. I really enjoyed this movie, and I strongly recommend it.

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Brittany

This film is about a family struggling to come to terms with the death of their daughter. It is beautifully shot, and the acting is very good. I think this is a film that everyone should see. I highly recommend it.

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Christian Santos

I watched this movie at a sneak preview in Los Angeles. It was directed by Jerry Schatzberg and it stars Antonio Banderas, John Hurt, and Gabriel Byrne. There is also a stunning performance by Denholm Elliott in his "death scene" which is the best of the film. The story centers on a man who is brought from his dying mother's room in the hospital to a secluded secluded island. The man, William Brandt, tells his story of his life, his past, and his future. He is told by his "past self", to choose a book by the name of "the Sea of Trees", a collection of 12 books that will lead him to a better future. William, is interested in this book, but not interested in reading it. He also is given a vision, of the future, which includes him and his mother. William is excited by the vision, and in the end, his life becomes happier and his mother becomes more comfortable with him. I thoroughly enjoyed this movie, and I recommend it to anyone. The story and the acting are first-rate. The movie is filmed in beautiful settings, and the secluded nature of the island adds to the atmosphere. The ending is a great part of the movie, and I will not spoil it. I recommend it to everyone, and I think you will be pleased.

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Phillip Ford

I was born in 1974, the same year as this film was released, so I was there for the summer of 1975. My oldest sister (not a teenager) was a teenager at the time. As a teen, she was completely immersed in these "magic" experiences and the need to believe in them. Her point of view is a little different than mine, and it would have been helpful if she had experienced them as a child rather than as an adult. She was a fan of the book, so I assume she read the book, but since I wasn't around, I don't know how much she read. However, I don't think she was even aware of the book until a few months after the film was released. I saw this film last year at a free screening. I had not read the book before, and when I saw the film, I was absolutely blown away. I didn't get a chance to read the book at the time, but I still remember that story and the character, so I understand the need to put the book in the film. I think the film was actually a little better than the book. The acting was good, and it was good to see the setting from the point of view of the birds and the sea. The main character was a little odd. I felt like she was a little self-centred at times, and I didn't quite understand why she was so crazy about the story. I did like the scene when she was trying to figure out what the story was about. Overall, I really liked this film, it was a great combination of mystery, magic, and fantasy.