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INHERENT VICE

INHERENT VICE

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INHERENT VICE

  • Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Katherine Waterston, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson
  • 2014 | 155mins | USA | rated (15)

In a California beach community, private detective Larry "Doc" Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) tends to work his cases through a smoky haze of marijuana. One day, Shasta, a former lover, arrives out of the blue to plead for Doc's help; it seems that Shasta's current beau, rich real-estate tycoon Mickey Wolfmann, has a wife who may be plotting to commit him to a mental hospital. When Mickey and Shasta both disappear, Doc navigates a psychedelic world of surfers, stoners and cops to solve the case.