November 22, 2006
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Director: Darren Aronofsky
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some intense sequences of violent action, some sensuality and language)
Screenwriter: Darren Aronofsky
Starring: Rachel Weisz, Hugh Jackman, Ellen Burstyn, Sean Gullette, Sean Patrick Thomas, Donna Murphy
Copyright Holder: N/A
"The Fountain" is an odyssey about one man's thousand-year struggle to save the woman he loves. His epic journey begins in 16th century Spain, where conquistador Tomas Creo (Hugh Jackman) commences his search for the Tree of Life, the legendary entity believed to grant eternal life to those who drink of its sap. As modern-day scientist Tommy Creo, he desperately struggles to find a cure for the cancer that is killing his beloved wife Isabel (Rachel Weisz). Traveling through deep space as a 26th century astronaut, Tom begins to grasp the mysteries of life that have consumed him for more than a century.