Returning from Navy service in World War II, Freddie Quell drifts through a series of breakdowns, unsettled and uncertain of his future. Finally he stumbles upon a cult which engages in exercises to clear emotions and he becomes deeply involved with them – tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson
Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Madisen Beaty