In this atmospheric crime yarn from director Mike Hodges ("Get Carter"), Clive Owen plays a struggling writer who takes a job as a croupier at a London casino. Planning to use his experiences as the basis for a book, Owen observes the characters populating the gambling den, eventually becoming romantically involved with gambler Alex Kingston, who lures him into playing an important part in robbing the casino. With Gina McKee, Nick Reding. 94 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
- Mike Hodges
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Clive Owen, Kate Hardie, Alex Kingston, Gina McKee, Nicholas Ball, Nick Reding, Alexander Morton, Barnaby Kay, Carol Davis, Doremy Vernon, Neville Phillips, Paul Reynolds, Ozzie Yue, Rhona Mitra, John Baker, Vida Garman, Tom Mannion, Emma Lewis, Rosemarie Dunham, Simon Fisher-Turner