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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Audio from this movie was sampled by the band Saint Etienne in their song "Etienne Gonna Die." See more
Towards the end of the film, Margaret Ford returns to her private office and cuts herself. Several drops of blood fall on the cover label of a dossier lying on the desk. In subsequent shots, the blood stain jumps down the label and finally ends up on the back cover, leaving the label clean. See more
What'd you do, win again?
That's right. If you wanna win the hand, you've gotta stay in 'til the end.
Fugue from the Toccata in C Minor
by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Warren Bernhardt
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