There Will Be Blood (15)
Thu 01 Jan 1970
Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson, USA, 158 mins, 2007
Our Daniel Day-Lewis season continues with There Will Be Blood.
When silver miner Daniel Plainview hears about oil oozing from the ground near the town of Little Boston, he takes his son on a mission to find their fortune. Daniel makes his lucky strike and becomes a self-made tycoon but, as his fortune grows, he deviates into moral bankruptcy.
Daniel Plainview, the oil tycoon turned megalomaniac capitalist tyrant is a character and performance that stands astride Day Lewis career as a colossus.
Explosive and subterranean
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