Lucky - or Not? (2005)

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Louis Bach is a man with a passion for horse racing, and a magic lucky streak that has won him every bet he has placed. This luck attracts the attention of the local mob, who recruit Louis ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Hebert

Writers:

Stef Farovitch, Peter Hebert (adaptation)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mark Leahy Mark Leahy ... Louis Bach
Jamie Douglas Jamie Douglas ... Frankie
Derick Fage Derick Fage ... Joey
Heather Earle Heather Earle ... Detective O'Brien
Mike Caza Mike Caza ... Detective Walker
Franco Mascitto Franco Mascitto ... Big Boss
Rod Davison Rod Davison ... Lieutenant Monroe
David 'SillyDave; Scarcella David 'SillyDave; Scarcella ... Racetrack announcer (as David Scarcella)
Helen Batabyal Helen Batabyal ... Maid
Leah Miller Leah Miller ... Good Looking Woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mike Girardin Mike Girardin ... Tough Guy
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Louis Bach is a man with a passion for horse racing, and a magic lucky streak that has won him every bet he has placed. This luck attracts the attention of the local mob, who recruit Louis to bet for them. Meanwhile, the police have been trying for years to get inside the Big Boss' organization, and they decide Louis is their man. Louis is picked up, interrogated, and promised immunity if he helps bring in the big boss. Feeling trapped, Louis reluctantly agrees, and is outfitted with a wire. Louis wants his life back, and figures that if he can start losing, the mob will no longer need him and he will be free. The only problem is that he has never lost, and is not sure if he can. After seeing a show on television about luck and superstitions, Louis finds a charm in the form of a face-down penny on his way into the track one day. Though he doesn't believe in superstition, he figures it can't hurt. With his new "bad luck" charm in his pocket, Louis goes back into his routine, hoping to ... Written by Hebert, Peter

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Louis Bach has never lost a bet. The next one he makes could cost him his life.

Genres:

Short | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Country:

Canada

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

9 March 2005 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Gatineau, Québec, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD 7,000 (estimated)
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PH new media See more »
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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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