A famous psychologist, Margaret Ford, decides to try to help one of her patients get out of a gambling debt. She visits the bar where Mike, to whom the debt is owed, runs poker games. He convinces her to help him in a game: her assignment is to look for "tells", or give-away body language. What seems easy to her becomes much more complex. Written by
John J. Magee <email@example.com>
Human nature is a sucker bet.
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Did You Know?
The hotel room that Mike takes Margaret to is room #1138 which is yet another reference to George Lucas
's THX 1138
(1971). See more
When Margaret is talking with Maria outside at the picnic table she lights a cigarette with her right hand and in the process of removing the cigarette from her mouth it changes to her left hand. See more
I read a book once which said this: If you're fired from your job, when you're going home, take something. A pencil... Something to assert yourself. Take a memento. Take something from life.
Referenced in Shade
Fugue from the Toccata in C Minor
by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Warren Bernhardt
, piano See more