Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter David Mamet first sat in the director's chair for this sly, merciless thriller, one of the most original and acclaimed films of the eighties. Mamet's witty tale of a therapist and best-selling author (Lindsay Crouse) who must confront her own obsessions when she meets an attractive cardsharp (Joe Mantegna) is as psychologically acute as it is full of twists and turns, a rich character study told with the cold calculation of a career criminal.
J.T. Walsh,Joe Mantegna,Lilia Skala,Lindsay Crouse,Mike Nussbaum,Ricky Jay
Mamet wrote and directed this fascinating tale of a female psychiatrist who becomes involved with a master con artist. Mantegna and Crouse help make this stylish thriller first-rate!