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Dangerous Game (1993)

Snake Eyes (original title)
R | | Drama | 19 November 1993 (USA)
A New York City film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real-life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.

Director:

Abel Ferrara
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harvey Keitel ... Eddie Israel
Madonna ... Sarah Jennings
James Russo ... Francis Burns
Nancy Ferrara Nancy Ferrara ... Madlyn Israel
Reilly Murphy Reilly Murphy ... Tommy
Victor Argo ... Director of Photography
Leonard L. Thomas ... Prop Guy
Christina Fulton Christina Fulton ... Blonde
Heather Bracken Heather Bracken ... Stewardess
Glenn Plummer ... Burns' Buddy
Niki Munroe Niki Munroe ... Girl in Trailer
Lori Eastside Lori Eastside ... Party Guest
John Snyder ... Party Guest
Adina Winston Adina Winston ... Party Guest
Dylan Hundley ... Party Guest
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Storyline

Eddie Israel is a moviemaker. He is beginning the shooting of "The mother of mirrors", starring Francis Burns and Sarah Jennings. "The mother of mirrors" is the story of the last night of a couple falling into decay. Eddie is very demanding with the actors, and the heavy atmosphere of the film acts upon the daily life of the protagonists. Written by Yepok

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasively strong language, explicit sexuality, and drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dangerous Game See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$72,495
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Unrated Director's Cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Abel Ferrara and Harvey Keitel collaborated on Bad Lieutenant (1992). See more »

Quotes

Eddie Israel: Abandonment is a death, for all of us.
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Alternate Versions

R-rated and Unrated versions are available on video. The Unrated version contains more footage. See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrara (2004) See more »

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THE 7TH HOUSE ON THE BANK
Written by The Sandman and Danny Saber
Performed by Proper Grounds
Courtesy of Maverick Recording Company
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The finest American film of the 90s.
3 April 1999 | by Brad-73See all my reviews

SNAKE EYES (to refer to the film under its original title, rather than the moronic "lets disguise this difficult work as a made for TV erotic thriller" title used for US release) is quite simply the finest American film of the 1990s. Nothing else even approaches it. The evidence is on the screen. Unfortunately, some people refuse to believe their own (snake) eyes. They refuse to look. There cannot be any other reason why they refuse to acknowledge this.


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