In just under a month The Master will be upon us (or, well, a little longer for those outside of New York and LA), director Paul Thomas Anderson's long-awaited sixth feature starring Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams. Following last month's stunning debut trailer, there's now a new clip that expands upon a few of those glimpses. Embed and synopsis below.
Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Paul Thomas Anderson (the acclaimed director of, There Will Be Blood, Magnolia and Boogie Nights), this story stars Academy Award winner Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote) and Academy Award-nominee Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line). Set in America in the years following World War II, a charismatic intellectual (Hoffman) launches a faith-based organization and taps a young drifter (Phoenix) as his right-hand man. But as the faith begins to gain a fervent following, the onetime vagabond finds himself questioning the belief system he has embraced, and his mentor. A truly one-of-a-kind drama, which promises magnetic virtuoso performances, the film marks the fifth collaboration between Anderson and Hoffman, following Hard Eight, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Punch Drunk Love.