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P.T. Anderson | Paul Anderson
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Did You Know?
All of life's questions and answers are in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
(1948). It's about greed and ambition and paranoia and looking at the worst parts of yourself. When I was writing There Will Be Blood
(2007), I would put "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" on before I went to bed at night, just to fall asleep to it.
Dropped out of NYU's film program after two days. Subsequently got his tuition payment back and used the money to make Cigarettes & Coffee
Frequently uses the Iris In/Out film technique. This technique has one part of the scene encircled, while the rest is black. Also used during the silent film era as a way of opening and closing shots.