2012 American drama film by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams. It tells the story of Freddie Quell (Phoenix), a World War II veteran struggling to adjust to a post-war society who meets Lancaster Dodd (Hoffman), a leader of a religious movement ...
In the final minutes of Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" (2012) the character played by Joaquin Phoenix enters a bar and makes suggestive eye contact with a woman there, and then scene cuts to the ...
It is been stated that Lancaster Dodd's character in/as The Master is loosely based on Scientology's founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Both The Cause and Scientology are also pseudo-somethingortheothers. But ...