Trailer: The Tree

Mimi ON Jul 22, 2011 AT 9:30 am

The Tree

The Tree

We love the look of this film that’s based on the Australian film, “Oh Father Who Art in the Tree” by Judy Pascoe.

It stars Charlotte Gainsborough and Marton Csokas (who you might remember from films like Lord of the Rings, Aeon Flux and The Bourne Supremacy) and directed by Julie Bertucelli (who also directed “Since Otar Left”).

We caught the trailer this morning and can’t wait to see it when it’s out on 5th August. It’s no blockbuster, but it has a fab cast and, what looks set to be, a really heartwarming story.

Synposis courtesy of

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…

Watch the trailer below:


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