There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood
  • 2007
  • US
  • 2h 38min
  • 15

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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Performance times

Crouch End Picturehouse, London N8 (0.0 miles)

165 Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, London, N8 9BY
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Thu 15 Feb

Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Thu 1 Feb

Glasgow Film Theatre (0.0 miles)

12 Rose Street, Glasgow, G3 6RB
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Sun 28 Jan

Tue 30 Jan

Prince Charles Cinema, London WC2H (0.0 miles)

7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BY
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Sun 28 Jan

  • 20:15

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There Will be Blood

14 Feb 20085 stars

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 interview

31 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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