A struggling writer (Clive Owen) takes a job as a croupier in a London casino, planning to use his experiences as the basis for a book. As he observes the characters populating the gambling hall, he eventually becomes romantically involved with a beautiful player (Alex Kingston) who lures him into playing a key role in a robbery scheme. Gina McKee, Nick Reding co-star in this atmospheric crime drama from director Mike Hodges ("Get Carter"). 95 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English.