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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
Drinking Jug-Juice, the NAVY slang for imbibing fuel mixed with cans of fruit, was detailed by the staff of the Aircraft Carrier, USS Hornet Museum - one of the locations utilized for the shoot. The scene in which Freddie gets ethanol out of the torpedo on the ship is also based on a true story told by Jason Robards to Paul Thomas Anderson.
Free winds and no tyranny for you, Freddie, sailor of the seas. You pay no rent, free to go where you please. Then go, go to that landless latitude and good luck. If you figure a way to live without serving a master, any master, then let the rest of...
The architectural style of the house where they stay in Philadelphia is known as California craftsman, which is not found anywhere in or near Philadelphia.
The DVD special-features menu has a reversed image of Joaquin Phoenix's face. You can tell by the scar above his lip.
$736,311 (USA) (16 September 2012)
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