Having come to California at the turn of the twentieth century to find oil, a man and his son are challenged by a preacher's ambitions and other events
1 videodisc (158 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
video file DVD video
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Based on the novel "Oil!" by Upton Sinclair
Produced by Paul Thomas Anderson, Daniel Lupi, JoAnne Sellar ; screenplay by Paul Thomas Anderson ; directed by Paul Thomas Anderson ; music, Jonny Greenwood
Daniel Day-Lewis, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ciarán Hinds, Dillon Freasier, Barry Del Sherman, Paul F. Tompkins
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
For private home use only
In English, French, or Spanish with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
Academy Awards, 2008: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Daniel Day-Lewis ; Best Achievement in Cinematography
Golden Globes, USA, 2008: Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Daniel Day-Lewis)
Daniel and H.W.
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Subjects:Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
California -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Oil industry workers -- California -- Drama.
Oil well drilling rigs -- California -- Drama.
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 -- Film adaptations.
Other Authors:Anderson, Paul Thomas.
Del Sherman, Barry, 1962-
Freasier, Dillon, 1996-
Hinds, Ciarán, 1953-
O'Connor, Kevin J., 1964-
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.
Tompkins, Paul F.