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mazinsaleem
20 min readMar 10, 2014

The ending as wish-fulfilment in The Tree of Life, A.I. Artificial Intelligence and Lost

(This piece was originally published at Bigother.com, August 1st, 2012)

It’s tempting to see the world of The Tree of Life as one where nobody shits. [1] Granted, for all the beautiful moments, there are ugly ones — the young brothers in the film see a crippled man, thirsty prisoners…

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mazinsaleem

Novelist, book and film critic, author of 'The Prick' (Open Pen 2019) and tie-in 'The Pricklet'; more writing at 'Artless' at https://mazinsaleem.substack.com