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Shane Bradley
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Margaret
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Robbie
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Andrew
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Vittorio
Guy Sanvido ...
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Bill
Madeline ...
Cat
Jefferson Mappin ...
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Guy in Tavern
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Shane Bradley, who is fixated on ideas of luck and destiny, tries to win the girl of his dreams. After their relationship falters, Shane begins to think he might be unlucky and turns to gambling as an outlet for his obsession. Written by Guy Lazarus

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Great film that has it all--comedy, romance, suspense...
26 March 2004 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This movie is a perfect example of great comedy. The editing, acting, script all pull together to make a great film. It is one of the most entertaining movies I've seen in a long time. The actors are all incredible--what a great cast. This film also shares a part of Canadian history with the audience--that famous Canada/Russia hockey game. The director captures the Canadian culture and as he put it when he spoke of the film, it didn't seem like acting. The characters were perfect--a credit to both the writers, the director and the actors. Sarah Polley is great in a humourous role--she is able to use facial expressions and one-liners to make the audience laugh. It's great to see her in a less serious role for once--a far cry from "My Life Without Me" and other films. I will definitely be looking for future films starring these talented actors and/or directed by the fabulous Peter Wellington.


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