About the Film

Silver miner Daniel Plainview leads a hardscrabble life with his son, H.W. When he hears about oil oozing from the ground near the Western town of Little Boston, Daniel takes his son on a mission to find their fortune. Daniel makes his lucky strike and becomes a self-made tycoon but, as his fortune grows, he deviates into moral bankruptcy.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Runtime: 151 minutes
Year: 2007
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds

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