The Master (2013)

 ●  English ● 2 hrs 17 mins

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After returning from the Second World War, having witnessed many horrors, a charismatic intellectual creates a faith-based organization in an attempt to provide meaning to his life. He becomes known as "The Master". His right-hand man, a former drifter, begins to question both the belief system and The Master as the organization grows and gains a fervent following.
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Did you know? After a few days of shooting, Paul Thomas Anderson noticed that Joaquin Phoenix would use the whole space where they were filming, even if it was outside the marks, so he told the lightning crew to have the whole space ready to follow Phoenix with the camera if necessary. Read More
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Film Type:
Feature Film
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English
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Color
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Datasat Digital Sound, Dolby Digital
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24 fps
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2.35 : 1
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QubeVault (Real Image Media Technologies)
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After a few days of shooting, Paul Thomas Anderson noticed that Joaquin Phoenix would use the whole space where they were filming, even if it was outside the marks, so he told the lightning crew to have the whole space ready to follow Phoenix with the camera if necessary.

After 23 years, Philip Seymour Hoffmn has his first drink at the wrap party of this film, leading to a relapse of his alcoholism.

The first line where Freddie is talking on the beach was entirely improvised.

"Alethia" meaning "Truth" in Greek, is the name of the ship which carries the cult.

During the Jail scene only three takes were filmed and the scene used in the film is the first take of the scene.

This is Hoffman's last film with Paul Thomas Anderson followiing his untimely death in 2014.

During the initial production Reese Witherspoon was considered to play Peggy but eventually, Amy Adams was cast.

This was Philip Seymour Hoffman's fourth and final Oscar nomination.

During the production stage Amanda Seyfried, Emma Stone and Deborah Ann Woll were considered for the role of Elizabeth.