Directed By: John Dahl Starring: Matt Damon Edward Norton

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Academy Award winner Matt Damon (True Grit, The Bourne Supremacy) and Edward Norton (Fight Club, The Italian Job) star in this story of passion, risk and the extreme price of friendship! After losing a high-stakes card game, Mike (Damon) gives up gambling for law school and a fresh start with his girlfriend (Gretchen Mol ?Cradle Will Rock). But then his best buddy (Norton) gets out of prison and in over his head with a ruthless card shark (John Malkovichv ? Being John Malkovich). From there, Mike's strong sense of loyalty ? and the lure of the game ? draws him back to the tables in a game he cannot afford to lose! Also starring John Turturro (O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Transformers) and Oscar winner Martin Landau (Ed Wood ).


Studio Lions Gate Home Entertainment
SKU 222595289
UPC 031398143963
UPC 14 00031398143963
Format DVD
Release Date 8/23/2011
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Editors Note
Note Mike McDermott (Matt Damon) is a law student who has given up his true talent (and love), gambling, when he loses all of his money to Teddy KGB (John Malkovich in a hilarious role). Months later, when his friend Worm (Edward Norton) gets out of jail and is on a strict deadline to repay a $15,000 debt to Teddy, he must decide whether or not to help his friend, threatening his student status and relationship with his girlfriend (Gretchen Mol). Tightly written, beautifully photographed by the brilliant Jean-Yves Escoffier, and well-played all across the board (particularly by Norton), this is a work of slick, enjoyable entertainment.
Rolling Stone "...Stylish entertainment and smartass fun..." 10/01/1998 p.75-6
Sight and Sound "...Levien's script builds tension along nicely..." 12/01/1998 p.59-60
Entertainment Weekly "...Puts us right inside the psychological rush of the game....Makes gambling fever palpable..." -- Rating: B 10/09/1998 p.59
New York Times "...Mischievously entertaining....Jean-Yves Escoffier contributes deep-hued evocative cinematography to the overall dark allure..." 09/11/1998 p.E16
John Dahl
Matt Damon
Edward Norton
Cast & Crew
Matt Damon - Star
Edward Norton - Star
John Turturro - Star
Famke Janssen - Star
Gretchen Mol - Star
Chris Young - Star
John Malkovich - Star
Martin Landau - Star
Jean-Yves Escoffier - Director of Photography
Scott Chestnut - Editor
Terry Dresbach - Costume Designer
Rob Pearson - Production Designer
David Levien - Screenwriter
Ted Demme - Producer
Christopher Young - Composer
Brian Koppelman - Screenwriter
Joel Stillerman - Producer
John Dahl - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1998
UPC 00031398143963
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 121 minutes
Color Color
Aspect Ratio
Product Attributes
Actor Damon,Matt
Music Format DVD

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