Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Run Time: 188 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1999
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Melinda Dillon, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Philip Baker Hall
An intriguing and entertaining study in characters going through varying levels of crisis and introspection. This psychological drama leads you in several different directions, weaving and intersecting various subplots and characters, from a brilliant Tom Cruise, as a self-proclaimed pied-piper, to a child forced to go on a TV game show and the pressures he faces from a ruthless father.