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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Human nature is a sucker bet.
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Did You Know?
The $6000 check Margaret Ford (Lindsay Crouse
) writes to settle the phony debt at the poker game early in the film is dated May 12, 1987. May 12 (1948) is Crouse's birthday. See more
After Mike supposedly loses the game, he remains with his both hands on the table. Next shot he is holding the cigarette in front of his face, with his elbow leaning on the table. See more
You can't bluff someone who's not paying attention.
Remade as Qian wang qing ren
Fugue from the Toccata in C Minor
by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Warren Bernhardt
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