“Little did I realise that what began in the alleys and back ways of this quiet town would end in the Badlands of Montana.” – Sissy Spacek as Holly Sargis
“How many lands behind me? How many seas?” – Colin Farrell as Captain Smith
“I see me as a child… I see my brother. True. Kind.” – Sean Penn as Jack
In 1979 Néstor Almendros won an Oscar for Best Cinematography for his work on this movie directed by Terrence Malick.
The contrast between war and nature is evident constantly in this remarkable movie.