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There Will Be Blood (27-Sep-2007)

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson

From novel: Oil! by Upton Sinclair

Keywords: Drama

A mineral prospector's oil discovery in early-1900s Los Angeles leads to untold prosperity and strife.

Loosely adapted from Upton Sinclair's 1927 novel Oil!, There Will Be Blood is a bleak character piece about Daniel Plainview, a prospector from New Mexico whose discovery of oil in Los Angeles and ruthless methods of operation after establishing a drilling enterprise lead to copious amounts of violence and interpersonal turmoil. Successful with critics and audiences upon its release, There Will Be Blood went on to be named one of the greatest films of its decade by a panoply of mainstream publications.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Dano
19-Jun-1983   Little Miss Sunshine
Daniel Day-Lewis
29-Apr-1957   My Left Foot
Ciarán Hinds
9-Feb-1953   Munich
Kevin J. O'Connor
15-Nov-1963   Candy Mountain
Paul F. Tompkins
12-Sep-1968   Mr. Show


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