THE MASTER is an upcoming 1950s-set drama film written, directed, and co-produced by Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood), starring Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Laura Dern.
A charismatic intellectual (Hoffman) launches a religious organization following World War II. A drifter (Phoenix) becomes his right-hand man but as the faith begins to gain a fervent following, the drifter finds himself questioning the belief system and his mentor.
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