Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its toll on his relationships and the novel he is writing.

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  1. Mike Hodges


  2. Paul Mayersberg


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  1. Clive Owen

    Clive Owen

    Jack Manfred

  2. Kate Hardie

    Kate Hardie


  3. Alex Kingston

    Alex Kingston

    Jani De Villiers

  4. Gina McKee

    Gina McKee

    Marion Nell

  5. Nicholas Ball

    Nicholas Ball

    Jack Snr.

  6. Alexander Morton

    Alexander Morton

    David Reynolds

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

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Release Information

  • June 25, 1998
    NR, Theatrical



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