- Genre: Drama
- Film running length: 143 min
(excl trailers and advertisements)
- UK Release Date: 2/11/2012
- Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
- Country: United States
- Language: English
- Distributor: Entertainment Film Distributor
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams
In drama ‘The Master’, Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a WW2 veteran who returns to the U.S. with a bold idea for a new religion. Putting his plan into action, he enlists a charismatic drifter (Joaquin Phoenix) as his right hand man and the cult soon begins to grow. But with success also come questions about the group’s true intentions and real ethos that could destroy it.
‘The Master’ is written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood).
Contains strong language, once very strong, strong sex and sex references.
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The Master: Average guest rating breakdown (across UK & Ireland):
Total ratings: 72
Average rating: 3.8
Latest customer reviews (from a total of 7 reviews):
This is a truly amazing film, intelligent films like this don't come along very often, if you like Rom-Coms, car chases and explosions this isn't the film for you, it's not the kind of film where you leave your brain at the door! A really well made intelligent film, beautifully acted, both Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman put in wonderful performances. An exquisite film that will stay with you long after you leave the Cinema. It has the edge of 'There will be Blood' but without the blood and gore, I will certainly buy this film on DVD when it's released.
Not very masterful
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