R | | Drama
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
15 September 2012 | Monotreme02
9 | Cements Paul Thomas Andreson as the most consistent director working today
In a broad sense, The Master tells the story of a soulless drifter, Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix,) constantly drunk ...
You shouldn't work in your condition.
Freddie Quell: No, I can work.
Lancaster Dodd: You're aberrated.
Freddie Quell: No I'm not!
Lancaster Dodd: You know what that means?
Freddie Quell: ...No.
When Lancaster Dodd is challenged by a skeptic, the shadow of a boom microphone is visible on the wall behind Dodd.
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