The Card Counter (2021)

Action, Drama, General Film, Thriller

Director: Paul Schrader

Writer(s): Paul Schrader

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, Willem Dafoe, Alexander Babara, Bobby C. King, Ekaterina Baker, Bryan Truong, Dylan Flashner, Adrienne Lau, Joel Michaely, Rachel Michiko Whitney, Muhsin Fliah, Joseph Singletary, Kirill Sheynerman, Amia Edwards, Britton Webb, Amye Gousset, Dior Choi, Billy Slaughter, Shane LeCocq, Olivia Peck, Rob Eubanks, April Alsbury, Mike Aston, Lucky Belcamino, William Buster Benefield, Michael Biss, Jayden Braddock, John Ceallach, Danny Chung, Douglas DeLisle, Craig Deroche, Marlon Hayes, Jeremy Howard, Hassel Kromer, Don Lay, Lamar Lott, Alireza Mirmontazeri, Skylar Neale, Sherri Piper, Nita Procell, Fran Robertson, Brittney Souther, Joey Traywick, Alfonzo Walker, Marcus Wayne, Kate Lyn Whitaker, Calvin Williams

Synopsis: The film, follows William Tell (Isaac), a gambler and former serviceman who sets out to reform a young man seeking revenge on a mutual enemy from their past. Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk, a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel. Tell sees a chance at redemption through his relationship with Cirk. Gaining backing from mysterious gambling financier La Linda, Tell takes Cirk with him on the road, going from casino to casino until the unlikely trio set their sights on winning the World Series of poker in Las Vegas. But keeping Cirk on the straight-and-narrow proves impossible, dragging Tell back into the darkness of his past. READ REVIEW

Release Date: September 10, 2021 (USA) | Length: 109 min | Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller | MPAA Rating: Rated R for some disturbing violence, graphic nudity, language and brief sexuality. | Note(s): Original announcement.