The Master - Trailer
Director Paul Thomas AndersonYear 2012Genre(s) Dramas
Freddie Quell is a violent and often drunk drifter who, whilst going through some of the most intense struggles of his life, meets a charismatic and scholarly gentleman on a boat called Lancaster Dodd who writes books based on a new religious organisation that he founded following World War II. Quell becomes his main partner and the new religion begins to grab the nation's attention earning it a keen following. However, some of the members believe that Quell's erratic behaviour is beyond the help of the organisation despite Dodd's insistences that he can be helped. Quell begins to question the teachings of the man the calls himself the Master and starts feeling as if everything that he is being made to believe is one big made-up story.
This drama movie is set in the '50s post World War II. It's a provocative story of the power of cult-like organisations that arise in every society in every part of the world. Directed and written by Paul Thomas Anderson ('There Will Be Blood', 'Magnolia'), 'The Master' is set to grip audiences everywhere with its true to life themes and intense performances from stars Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman. It's planned for released this Autumn on November 9th 2012.
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Dern, Rami Malek, Jesse Plemons, Kevin J. O'Connor, W. Earl Brown, Ambyr Childers, Lena Endre, Fiona Dourif, Darren Le Gallo & Patty McCormack
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
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