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P.T. Anderson | Paul Anderson
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Did You Know?
[on researching for There Will Be Blood
(2007)] After a few trips to Bakersfield, where they have museums devoted to the early oilmen, I started to get a sense of the film. The museums are largely trailers with a lot of oil equipment lying around the yard. Back in the day, enough people had cameras and they took a lot of pictures. Oil fields were an interesting thing to photograph, and that ...
His English teacher at Emerson College was renowned writer David Foster Wallace
. Anderson has described him as the only teacher he ever loved, and stated in an interview with Marc Maron that his dropping out of Emerson College after a year was largely due to Wallace having left.
Most of his early films are set in the San Fernando Valley, California