The Fountain (2006)

the fountain

Three intertwining stories weave a tapestry of love, loss, and the eternal pursuit of immortality. In 16th-century Spain, a conquistador named Tomas embarks on a perilous quest for the legendary Tree of Life to save his dying queen, Isabella. In the present, renowned scientist Tommy Creo desperately searches for a cure for his wife Izzi‘s terminal illness. In a futuristic, dreamlike world, a solitary traveler named Tom journeys across the cosmos, haunted by memories of his lost love. As their paths converge, the film explores themes of grief, reincarnation, and the cyclical nature of existence.

The Fountain (2006)

PG: 13
Duration: 1 hr 36 min
Release date: November 22, 2006 (USA)
Genre: Romance, Sci-Fi, Drama
Director: Darren Aronofsky
IMDb: 7.2

The Fountain Box Office Collection

Budget: $35 million
Opening Weekend USA: $4.3 million
Gross USA: $15.8 million
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $16.5 million

The Fountain Awards

Golden Lion(2006)
Best Picture
Chicago Film Critics Association Award(2006)
Best Original Score
Best Cinematography
Satellite Award(2006)
Best Cinematography
Best Visual Effects
Golden Globe Award(2007)
Best Original Score

The Fountain Cast

NameRole
Hugh JackmanTomas / Tommy Creo / Tom
Rachel WeiszIsabella / Izzi / Izzi’s Reflection / Ariadne
Ellen BurstynIzzi’s mother / The Queen’s Advisor
Sean Patrick ThomasTomás Ferrer / Father Avila
Stephen McHattieBrother Jonathan / Dabbler
Mark MargolisGuillen / The Tree of Life Guardian
Donal LogueCaptain Antonio / The Ship’s Captain
Fernando HernandezMoises / Warrior
Shohreh AghdashlooThe Librarian
Oscar IsaacYakin / Warrior

The Fountain Writer and Director

NameRole
Darren AronofskyWriter and Director