Fountain, The (PG-13)

Quicklook Rating★★½

synopsis

An odyssey about one man's eternal struggle to save the woman he loves. His epic journey begins in 16th-century Spain, where conquistador Tomas commences his search for the Fountain of Youth, the legendary entity believed to grant immortality. As modern-day scientist Tommy Creo, he desperately struggles to find a cure for the cancer that is killing his beloved wife, Isabel. Traveling through deep space as a 26th-century astronaut, Tom begins to grasp the mysteries that have consumed him for a millennium. The three stories converge into one truth, as the Thomas of all periods--warrior, scientist, and explorer--comes to terms with life, love, death and rebirth.

MovieGoer Review

Combining a heart-wrenching love story with metaphysics, the Fountain of Youth, time travel, modern science and any number of other strange elements may seem odd, but somehow eclectic director Darren Aronofsky makes The Fountain work. In a ... MORE

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synopsis

An odyssey about one man's eternal struggle to save the woman he loves. His epic journey begins in 16th-century Spain, where conquistador Tomas commences his search for the Fountain of Youth, the legendary entity believed to grant immortality. As modern-day scientist Tommy Creo, he desperately struggles to find a cure for the cancer that is killing his beloved wife, Isabel. Traveling through deep space as a 26th-century astronaut, Tom begins to grasp the mysteries that have consumed him for a millennium. The three stories converge into one truth, as the Thomas of all periods--warrior, scientist, and explorer--comes to terms with life, love, death and rebirth.

MovieGoer Review

Combining a heart-wrenching love story with metaphysics, the Fountain of Youth, time travel, modern science and any number of other strange elements may seem odd, but somehow eclectic director Darren Aronofsky makes The Fountain work. In a ... MORE