The Gambler (1997)

10/30/1997 (GB) 1h 37m

In the grip of obsession, reason is suspended.


Under pressure from his publisher, Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoyevsky gets work on his latest piece, 'Rouletenberg'. In the 27 days it takes for him to complete the novel reality and fiction become blurred; in this feverish atmosphere of excess Dostoyevsky's characters come to life as he struggles to complete his work.

  1. Károly Makk


  2. Fyodor Dostoevsky


  3. Nick Dear


  4. Katharine Ogden


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Gambon

    Michael Gambon

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  2. Jodhi May

    Jodhi May

    Anna Snitkina

  3. Polly Walker

    Polly Walker


  4. Dominic West

    Dominic West


  5. Luise Rainer

    Luise Rainer


  6. William Houston

    William Houston


  7. Johan Leysen

    Johan Leysen

    De Grieux

  8. John Wood

    John Wood

    The General

  9. Angeline Ball

    Angeline Ball

    Mlle. Blanche

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Original Language English

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