It has been over thirty years since you directed the cinematic “Days of Heaven” on location here in Southern Alberta. The four-foot tall wheat in the massive field near Lethbridge was the main attraction I understand. So it’s been decades now, lots have changed. But as to this relatively pristine province of Alberta, I can say the land is still wide and the sky still blue after all these years.
As I was driving through the open country a couple of weeks ago, I was captivated by, no, not the wheat fields, but the rapeseed farms (a better term is canola). The colour was brilliant yellow, equally cinematic as the golden wheat fields. A thought came to me…
Mr. Malick, how about coming back for a sequel to your beautiful film “Days of Heaven”?
Here are some sights I took in on that brilliant mid-summer day:
And if you need a location scout…
All photos on this post are taken by Arti of Ripple Effects in July 2011. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
To read my review of Days of Heaven, CLICK HERE.
To read my review of The Tree of Life, CLICK HERE.