There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood

Daniel Day-Lewis
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
, Paul Dano
Paul Dano
, Kevin J. O'Connor
Kevin J. O'Connor
Paul Thomas Anderson

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Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson steps outside his contemporary world of dysfunctional Angelenos to explore a very different dysfunctional man -- an oil pioneer whose trailblazing spirit is equaled only by his murderous ambition. There Will Be Blood is Anderson's loose adaptation of the novel Oil! by Upton Sinclair, and it focuses its attentions on Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis), a miner who happens upon black gold during a disastrous excavation that ends in a broken leg. Pulling himself up from the bowels of the earth, both literally and metaphorically, Plainview embarks on a systematic and steadfast approach to mastering the oil business. Using plain-spoken and straightforward language, Plainview launches a campaign to convince small-town property owners they should let him drill their land. Without him, they won't have the equipment to access the profit beneath their feet. He builds an empire this way -- and gradually becomes obsessed with the intrinsic value of power, growing increasingly irascible and paranoid in the process. Plainview meets his match in Eli Sunday (Paul Dano), a teenage preacher in the small California town of Little Boston, whose brother tipped Plainview off to the town's plentiful supply of untapped oil. To fully reap the benefits of the land, Plainview must suffer the opposing whims of this "prophet," whose legitimacy is questionable at best. And it's unclear if either man is prepared to pay the humiliating price the other wants to exact. There Will Be Blood features an anachronistic soundtrack by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, and it was shot in the same town where the James Dean epic Giant was filmed. ~ Derek Armstrong

Product Details

Release Date: 09/12/2017
UPC: 0032429281951
Original Release: 2007
Rating: R
Source: Paramount
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:38:00
Sales rank: 871

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Daniel Day-Lewis Daniel Plainview
Paul Dano Eli Sunday
Kevin J. O'Connor Henry
Ciarán Hinds Fletcher
Dillon Freasier H.W. Plainview
Sydney McCallister Mary Sunday
David Willis Abel Sunday
David Warshofsky H.M. Tilford
Colton Woodward William Bandy
Colleen Foy Adult Mary Sunday
Russell Harvard Adult H.W.

Technical Credits
Paul Thomas Anderson Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Mark Bridges Costumes/Costume Designer
David Crank Art Director
Robert Elswit Cinematographer
Jack Fisk Production Designer
Jonny Greenwood Score Composer
Cassandra Kulukundis Casting
Daniel Lupi Producer
John Pritchett Sound/Sound Designer
Tatiana S. Riegel Editor
Scott Rudin Executive Producer
Christopher Scarabosio Sound/Sound Designer
Eric Schlosser Executive Producer
Joanne Sellar Producer
Adam Somner Asst. Director
Carl Stensel Set Decoration/Design
Dylan Tichenor Editor
David Williams Executive Producer
Matthew Wood Sound Editor

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