- Original title
- Running time
- 104 min.
Co-production Canada-France-United States; Selta Films (Montreal) / Cine-Neighbor / International Cinema Corporation / Canadian Film Development Corporation
Drama. Romance | Crime. Drugs. Old Age. Neo-noir
- Synopsis / Plot
- Lou is a small time gangster, who thinks he used to be something big. He meets up with a younger girl, Sally, who is learning to be a croupier. Her husband turns up with drugs he has stolen from the Mafia. The husband gets Lou to sell the drugs, but is killed before Lou can give him the money. Later, the owners of the drugs turn up and threaten Sally...
: 5 Nominations for Oscar, including Actor (Lancaster), Actress (Sarandon), Director
: Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion - Best Film
: Golden Globes: 3 Nominations, including Best Foreign Film
: BAFTA Awards: Best Director & Actor (Lancaster). 4 Nominations
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Drama Screenplay
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best screenplay, Best Actor (Burt Lancaster). 4 Nominations
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actor (Burt Lancaster)
: César Awards: 2 nominations
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