Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Producers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Daniel Lupi, JoAnne Sellar
U.S. Distributor: Warner Bros.
Cast: Sasha Pieterse, Jena Malone, Joaquin Phoenix, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Wilson Bethel, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short
Arguably among the top five American auteur filmmakers who works on the larger scale, Paul Thomas Anderson has proved once before (with Punch-Drunk Love) that he is comfortable working in comedy. The massive ensemble, presence from composer Jonny Greenwood and cinematographer Robert Elswit ensures another all-round quality effort.
Gist: Based on the Thomas Pynchon novel and set in Los Angeles in 1970, drug-fueled detective Larry “Doc” Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Release Date: December 12th. A major festival play date is possible, but not obligatory.
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