(R) UK/USA/China – 1 hr 49 min
2021 · d. Paul Schrader
Starring Oscar Isaac, Willem Dafoe, Tiffany Haddish
In this gripping thriller from writer/director Paul Schrader (First Reformed), Oscar Isaac plays soldier-turned-gambler Tell, whose spartan life is disrupted when he encounters troubled veteran Cirk (Tye Sheridan). With the backing of a mysterious financier (Tiffany Haddish), Tell enlists Cirk as his partner on the casino circuit, but his protégé’s vendetta against a mutual enemy (Willem Dafoe) soon brings him into confrontation with his own dark past.