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The Master

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Original title
The Master
Running time
137 min.
United States United States
Paul Thomas Anderson
Jonny Greenwood
Mihai Malaimare Jr.
The Weinstein Company, Annapurna Pictures, Ghoulardi Film Company
Drama | Sects / Extremist Cults. Religion. 1950s. Alcoholism
A striking portrait of drifters and seekers in post World War II America, Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master unfolds the journey of Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix), a Naval veteran who arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future—until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader, Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman).
2012: Academy Awards: 3 Nominations, including Best Actor (Phoenix)
2012: Golden Globes: 3 Nom., Actor (Phoenix), Supp. (Hoffman), Supp. Actress
2012: BAFTA Awards: 4 Nominations, Including Best Actor
2012: Critics Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Hoffman). 7 nominations
2012: New York Film Critics Circle: 4 Nominations including Best Film
2012: Venice Film Festival: Best Director, Actor (Phoenix & Hoffman), FIPRESCI
2012: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: 4 awards, including Best Director. 7 Nom.
2012: Gotham Awards: Nominated for Best Film
2012: Satellite Awards: 7 nominations
2012: Kansas Film Critics Awards: Best Film, Screenplay & Supp. Actor (Hoffman)
2012: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Supp. Actor, Supp. actress, Cinem., OST
2012: Boston Society of Film Critics Awards: Best Cinematography. 2 Nominations
2012: San Francisco Film Critics Circle: Best Film & Best Actor (Phoenix)
2012: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
2012: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Hoffman)
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