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After the Game (1997)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery  |  6 January 2004 (USA)
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Aging gambler, Benny Walsh, dies in a car wreck driving home after the biggest poker win of his life. When the crash looks suspect and the money disappears, Benny's son smells trouble and searches for the money, motives

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Robert Dubac ...
Clyde Walsh
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Grace
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Frank Bertini
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Jimmy Walsh
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Slim
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Veronica
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Sam Kawalski
Gérard Ismaël ...
Jean-Luc
Lou Rawls ...
Joe Wilkins
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Benny Walsh
Donna Eskra ...
Dolly
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Detective Garcia
David Keith Miller ...
Duke
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Cop #1
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Cop #2
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Aging gambler, Benny Walsh, dies in a car wreck driving home after the biggest poker win of his life. When the crash looks suspect and the money disappears, Benny's son smells trouble and searches for the money, motives

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In this game there are no winners.

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, drug content and language
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A film noir murder mystery from the camp of Hitchcock, Welles, and Kubrick.
11 November 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

"After The Game" is a film that was influenced by the Coen brothers':"Blood Simple", Wim Wenders':"Wings Of Desire", and Shakespeare's: "Hamlet". It deals on the surface with greed, murder, deceit, lust, and revenge while on a subtler level it explores the spiritual world of Karma, and the afterlife. The world as we know it is only an illusion, much like a movie. I hope "After The Game" provokes thoughts that both tantalize and enlighten. --


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