There Will Be Blood
- 2h 38min
- Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
- Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano
- Website: www.paramountvantage.com/blood/
Silver prospector Daniel Plainview (Day-Lewis) and his adopted son move to the impoverished evangelically centred town of New Boston and finds himself in a battle of wits against sleazy child preacher Eli Sunday (Dano) over oil, ethics and the American Dream. Utterly riveting and with Day Lewis playing a wonderful part with a poisonous zeal, Anderson finally returns to 'Punch Drunk Love' form.
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There Will be Blood14 Feb 2008
EPIC/DRAMA (15) 158min As the American industrialist Jean Paul Getty noted, ‘Oil is like a wild animal. Whoever finds it keeps it.’ It’s a notion that lone silver prospector Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day Lewis) soon discovers when he finds black gold…
There Will Be Blood - Daniel Day-Lewis interview31 Jan 2008
Daniel Day-Lewis doesn’t make many films but when he does there’s almost always a seat reserved for him near the podium at awards ceremonies. The London-born, Ireland-based actor has already won an Oscar for My Left Foot and has amassed a further 40…
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