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R| 2 hr. 16 min.

Plot Summary
Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix) is a troubled, boozy drifter struggling with the trauma of World War II and whatever inner demons ruled his life before that. On a fateful night in 1950, Freddie boards a passing boat and meets Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), the charismatic leader of a religious movement called the Cause. Freddie tries hard to adhere to Dodd's weird teachings and forms a close bond with his mentor, even as other members of Dodd's inner circle see him as a threat.

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix , Philip Seymour Hoffman , Amy Adams , Laura Dern , Jesse Plemons , Amy Ferguson , Frank Bettag , Leonida A. Bautista

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

The Master (2012)

Release Date: September 14th, 2012|2 hr. 16 min.

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