American director Terrence Malick's expansive film "The Tree of Life" has won the top honor, the Palme d'Or in Cannes Film Festival.

The top prize was accepted by two of the movie's producers. "The Tree of Life, " which opens Friday in the US, tells a story of family life that plays out against a cosmic backdrop. It's the first American film to win the top honor at Cannes since the two recipients in 2003 and 2004, Elephant, and Farenheit 9-11.


The Tree of Life:生命之树
Palme d'Or:金棕榈奖
Cannes Film Festival:戛纳电影节
top honor:最高荣誉