There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood
  • 2007
  • US
  • 158 min
  • 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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Grassmarket Community Project, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, EH1 2QA
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Mon 24 Jul


  • 19:30 – 21:30

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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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