Croupier (1998) Cast: Clive Owen, Kate Hardie, Alex Kingston, Gina McKee, Nicholas Ball, Alexander Morton, Paul Reynolds, Nick Reding. Director: Mike Hodges. Writer: Paul Mayersberg. Director Of Photography: Michael Garfath. Rating: R. Running Time: 94 min. Synopsis: Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that.
The meat of Mike Hodges' Croupier is in the script, which is packed with subtle meanings, double entendres and ironies. The movie depicts real people with all their flaws. This is a film of observance and participation, of good and bad, of glamour and ugly reality. Just when you get comfortable with one aspect, a contrary feature is introduced.
Croupier. 1998 Directed by Mike Hodges. Synopsis Life's a Gamble. Jack Manfred is an aspiring writer who to make ends meet, takes a job as a croupier. Jack remains an observer, knowing that everything in life is a gamble and that gamblers are born to lose. Inevitably, he gets sucked into the world of the casino which takes its toll on his relationships and the novel he is writing. Cast; Crew.
Croupier, as you might have guessed from the title, is about just such a bloke. Jack Manfred (Clive Owen) is a novelist at heart, but when the writing work starts to dry up, he reluctantly takes the advice of his Peter Stringfellow-like dad (Nicholas Ball) and takes a job in the local casino.
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London's gambling world is the setting for this complex thriller, where aspiring writer Jack Manfred, suffering from writer's block, takes a job as a croupier to support his art. Knowing the.
Croupier is an excellent picture for the narration of the private thoughts of the character overstriking everyday activities and the James Bond stylistics that form the background. An ambitious author in search of the great novel is sidetracked by a career as a Croupier. Suddenly he discovers the best material for a book lay in that career and the people that surround him in real life. There.
Croupier subtitles. AKA: Der Croupier. Hang On Tightly. Let Go Lightly. A thriller set against the dark backdrop of London's gambling world. Clive Owen is Jack Manfred, an aspiring writer, forced to take a job as a croupier to make ends meet. The job gradually takes over his life, affecting his relationship with lover Marion (Gina McKee).