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The Master

Sat, Dec 24 2016 2:30 pm - 5:05 pm $11

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tonight, come catch one of the best movies from 2012 in its natural 35mm on the big screen. A thinly veiled dramatic account of Scientology’s beginnings, Joaquin Phoenix plays Freddie Quell, a WWII veteran troubled by more than just the war. A vagabond with no prospects, he comes across a charismatic man (Philip Seymour Hoffman) who leads a newly founded movement which proclaims to have the answers to all. Quickly integrating himself into the group’s followers, Freddie undergoes the movement’s teachings and attempts to “cure” his inner demons through their methods. Needless to say, it’ll take a lot of work. Also plays on Dec. 28.

The Master
2012
dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
144 min

Venue

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue Boston, + Google Map
Website:
http://www.mfa.org
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