Genre: Crime, Drama
Duration: 111 min.
New York City English professor Axel Freed outwardly seems like an upstanding citizen. But privately Freed is in the clutches of a severe gambling addiction that threatens to destroy him.
gloomy, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, talky, intellectual, intense, interesting, tense ...
gambling, addiction, gangsters, crime, casino, college, gangster, neo noir, human nature, relationships, mob, life philosophy, character study, redemption, mentor, dialogue, dishonesty, drinking, obsession, anti-hero, dark hero, depression, betrayal, existentialism, crime gone awry ...
20th century, 70s, 80s
new york, usa, california, harvard university