WHO’S IN IT?
Joaquin Phoenix (Her), Josh Brolin (No Country For Old Men), Owen Wilson (Bottle Rocket), Katherine Waterston (Night Moves), Reese Witherspoon (Legally Blonde), Benicio del Toro (Traffic), Jena Malone (Sucker Punch), Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids), Martin Short (A Simple Wish), Joanna Newsom (The Sky Crawlers), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), Serena Scott Thomas (Hostage), Peter McRobbie (Brokeback Mountain), Sasha Pieterse (Pretty Little Liars), Delaina Mitchell (Vanilla Sky), Michael K. Williams (12 Years A Slave), Jeannie Berlin (The Heartbreak Kid), Madison Leisle (A Thousand Words), Samantha Lemole (Saw V), Shannon Collis (Oliver Beene), Elaine Tan (Starter for 10), Hong Chau (Treme), Sam Jaeger (American Sniper), Timothy Simons (Veep), Jefferson Mays (How to Lose Friends and Alienate People), Steven Wiig (Into The Wild), Keith Jardine (Gamer), Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood), director, writer, producer; Daniel Lupi (The Master) and JoAnne Sellar (Boogie Nights), producers; Jonny Greenwood (There Will Be Blood), composer; Robert Elswit (Magnolia), cinematographer; Leslie Jones (Punch-Drunk Love), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Larry “Doc” Sportello (Phoenix) is a private detective living on the beaches at the tail-end of the 1960s. When his ex-girlfriend (Waterston) shows up out of nowhere to inform him of a plot to kidnap and incarcerate her new lover, land developer Mickey Wolfmann (Roberts), Doc investigates while coming across some interesting characters along the way…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Renowned auteur Paul Thomas Anderson has the privilege of being behind the very first film adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel, and assembles a huge ensemble cast – led by Joaquin Phoenix – to tell its oddly comical story on the big screen.