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Studio: The Weinstein Company/Anchor Bay

Joaquin Phoenix (l.) and Phillip Seymour Hoffman star in Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master.

Phillip Seymour Hoffman (Moneyball), Joaquin Phoenix (I’m Still Here) and Amy Adams (The Fighter) star in the provocative 2012 drama The Master by filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood).

Set in the 1950s, the film centers on the relationship between a charismatic intellectual known as “The Master”—the creator of a stylized “belief system” that catches on with troubled, lost souls—and a young WWII veteran who becomes his right-hand man.

The vet is drifter Freddie Quell (Phoenix) who, while in Northern California, encounters a mysterious movement known as The Cause, which is led by Lancaster Dodd aka “The Master” (Hoffman) and his wife Peggy (Adams). A self-spiritualized movement that, beneath its pleasant veneer, plays out like a Scientology-like cult, »

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