After serving in the US navy in the Second World War, veteran Freddie Quell returns to America. After losing several jobs, he stows away on a yacht, to find out it is owned by Lancaster Dodd, founder of the human-potential movement called 'The Cause'. Dodd becomes a disciple of Dodd and his movement.

Nominated for three Academy Awards:
Best Actor - Joaquin Phoenix
Best Supporting Actor - Philip Seymour Hoffman
Best Supporting Actress - Amy Adams


Articles on The Master
Kent Jones, Battlefield Mankind, in: Filmcomment, nr. 5 (September/October), 2012 pp. 24-28
Graham Fuller, Hearts and Minds, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 12 (December), 2012 pp. 28-31
James Bell, The Anderson Tapes, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 12 (December), 2012 pp. 32-34
Damon Wise, Weird science, in: Empire, nr. 281 (November), 2012 pp. 106-111
Reviews
Nick Pinkerton, The Master, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 12 (December), 2012 pp. 82-83
Dan Jolin, The master, in: Empire, nr. 286 (April), 2013 pp. 132 (DVD review)
Author:Kent Jones
Title:Battlefield Mankind
in:
Magazine:Filmcomment
Nr.:5
Year:2012
Pp:24-28
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Master (2012)
Author:Graham Fuller
Title:Hearts and Minds
in:
Magazine:Sight & Sound
Nr.:12
Year:2012
Pp:28-31
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Master (2012)
Author:James Bell
Title:The Anderson Tapes
in:
Magazine:Sight & Sound
Nr.:12
Year:2012
Pp:32-34
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Master (2012)
Interview with: Paul Thomas Anderson
Author:Nick Pinkerton
Title:The Master
in:
Magazine:Sight & Sound
Nr.:12
Year:2012
Pp:82-83
Illustrations:  yes
Review of:   The Master (2012)
Author:Damon Wise
Title:Weird science
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:281
Year:2012
Pp:106-111
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Master (2012)
Author:Dan Jolin
Title:The master
in:
Magazine:Empire
Nr.:286
Year:2013
Pp:132
Illustrations:  yes
DVD review of:   The Master (2012)



The Master
United States 2012

Directed by

Cast
Mike Howard
Jesse Plemons
Madisen Beaty
Patty McCormack
Melora Walters

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Year:2012
Running time:143 minutes
Country:United States
Language:English

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