Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with younger charismatic poker player, Curtis, in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what's been lost.
Down on his luck and facing financial hardship, Gerry teams up with a younger, charismatic poker player named Curtis in an attempt to change his luck. The two set off on a road trip through the South with visions of winning back what has been lost.Written by
In Spain was only released in 2 theaters (Madrid: Artistic Metropol, for 5 days / Barcelona: Cinemes Girona, for 6 days).The film was only projected in subtitled version. See more »
The sub-titles to the Netflix version of this film mistakenly credit Jack Fessenden with composing Satie's "Gymnopedie Number 1" See more »
[pause, after being called all-in by other poker player]
Do you know how to get a sweet, little, old lady to yell "Go fuck yourself?"
[pause, look around the table]
Get another sweet, little, old lady to yell "Bingo!"
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At the end of the credits, when the soundtrack information is rolling, the first 4 tells of Joe Navarro's 200 poker tells are played. See more »
This is a film about two poker players who strike up a friendship and go on a road trip to win their fortune. The problem is that one of them doesn't know when to quit. This is one the best films I've seen about gambling and poker in a long time. The two lead actors , Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn are brilliant and they work really well together. Mendelsohn in particular is really convincing as man with a severe gambling problem. This doesn't glamorise gambling at all and it highlights all the pitfalls of not being able to stop gambling. Essentially this is a road movie that despite having many bumps is actually a really good journey to be on for the viewer.
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