Release date: December 26, 2007
Running time: 165 min.
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Studio: Paramount Vantage
Producer(s): Daniel Lupi, Joanne Sellar, Paul Thomas Anderson
Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson
Official website: www.paramountvantage.com
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Kevin J. O’Connor
Rating: R for some violence
A sprawling epic about family, greed, corruption, and the pursuit of the American dream. Set in the booming West coast oil fields at the turn of the 20th century, “There Will Be Blood” follows the rise of rugged prospector Daniel Plainview (Day-Lewis) who becomes an independent oilman after hitting it rich with the strike of a lifetime. Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the film is inspired by Upton Sinclair’s novel “Oil!