R | | Drama, History
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
Daniel Day-Lewis improvised the speech he gives to the citizens of Little Boston, about building schools, bringing bread to the town, etc. Paul Thomas Anderson says of this, "It was delicious. It was Plainview on a platter."
There she is. There she is.
When Eli enters Daniel's office, as he goes to sit down his hand move from in his lap, to his side, then back again.
There are no opening credits, except for the title
English, American Sign Language
$302,845 (USA) (28 December 2007)
$40,218,903 (USA) (25 April 2008)
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