Gambler film Product Information
|Category||Foreign Films DVDs, Romance Movies, Biography Videos, Based On A Novel, True Story, Gambling, Hungarian|
|Starring||Michael Gambon, Jodhi May, Dominic West, Polly Walker, Luise Rainer|
|Story||Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoevski|
Gambler movie was released Nov 19, 2002 by the Wellspring studio. Inspired both by the Dostoyevsky novel THE GAMBLER and the events that inspired it, Karoly Makk's THE GAMBLER is a fascinating blend of fact and fiction that illuminates the gray area between the artist and his art. Michael Gambon stars as Dostoyevsky, a passionate man whose addiction to gambling has left him penniless. When his publisher agrees to take on his debts, Dostoyevsky signs a contract stating that he will produce a new novel within 27 days or he will turn over the rights to all his future work. Desperate to make the deadline, Dostoyevsky hires a young stenographer, Anna, to take dictation for him. As he feverishly dictates the account of a gambler and his stormy love life, the film intercuts both the fictional scenes being dictated as well as events from Dostoyevsky's and Anna's lives that closely parallel the events of the novel. THE GAMBLER is both a riveting blend of Dostoyevsky's real and imagined lives, bolstered by a star turn from Mr. ...See Full Description
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Gambler movie Customer Reviews
||A movie worth watching,,,|
This is a very interesting story about a superb writers struggle with alcohol and life itself.Living in the beginning of the 19th century or the late 18th century made life even more difficult.
By wdobsa (Northern New Jersey)
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Gambler video Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||2842635|
|Release Date||Nov 19, 2002|
|Also Known As||Jatekos|
|Running Time||97 Minutes|
|Movie Details||Color; Stereo Sound; Digitally Mastered; HiFi Sound|
Gambler DVD Features
Full Frame - 1.33