Creating Daniel Plainview [1/2]: Research, Voice, Costume, and Development | There Will Be Blood

In this video essay, Tyler takes a look at the collaboration between director Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis on the 2007 drama, There Will Be Blood, highlighting the work that went into shaping and developing the film’s iconic protagonist, Daniel Plainview. Part 1 of 2.





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Daniel Day Lewis

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Period Drama

Paul Thomas Anderson

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