The Fountain

The Fountain (2006)

Genres - Action-Adventure, Drama, Mystery-Suspense, Romance, Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Arthouse Science Fiction Film, Melodrama  |   Release Date - Nov 22, 2006  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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The Fountain is a 2006 American epic drama film that blends elements of fantasy, history, spirituality, and science fiction. It is directed by Darren Aronofsky, and stars Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz. The film consists of three storylines, in which Jackman and Weisz play different sets of characters who may or may not be the same two people: a modern-day scientist and his cancer-stricken wife, a conquistador and his queen, and a space traveler in the future who hallucinates his lost love. The storylines—interwoven with use of match cuts and recurring visual motifs—reflect the themes of love and mortality.

Aronofsky originally planned to direct The Fountain on a $70 million budget with Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett in the lead roles, but Pitt's withdrawal and cost overruns led Warner Bros. to shut down production. The director rewrote the script to be sparser, and was able to resurrect the film with a $35 million budget with Jackman and Weisz in the lead roles. Production mainly took place on a sound stage in Montreal, Quebec, and the director used macro photography to create key visual effects for The Fountain at a low cost.

The film was released theatrically in the United States and Canada on November 22, 2006. It grossed $10,144,010 in the United States and Canada and $5,761,344 in other territories for a worldwide total of $15,978,422. Critics' reactions to the film were divided, but it has gained a large cult following since its release.

Movie Info

Budget

$35,000,000

Box Office

$16,468,343

Tags

$, Brad Pitt, Brain Tumor, Canada, Death/Extinction, Immortality, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Monkey, Nonlinear Narrative, Queen, Space/Aliens, Spiritual/Religious, Tree, United States

Attributes

Filming Location: Montreal
Narrative Location: Spain

Alternate Titles

A forrás
HU
Allikas
EE
Fântâna
RO
Fontána
CZ
Fontana zivljenja
SI
Fontana života
HR
Fonte da Vida
BR
Ha'ma'ayan
IL
Kaynak
TR
L'albero della vita - The Fountain
IT
La fontaine
CA
La fuente de la vida
AR, MX, PE, ES
O Último Capítulo
PT
Struklaka
LV
Suối Nguồn
VN
The Fountain
AU, CA, FR, DE, IN, AE, GB, US
The Fountain - Quell des Lebens
DE
The Last Man
, US
Versme
LT
Źródło
PL
Η πηγή της ζωής
GR
Джерело
UA
Извор живота
RS
Изворът на живота
BG
Фонтан
RU, UA
ファウンテン 永遠につづく愛
JP
真愛永恆
TW
천년을 흐르는 사랑
KR