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Atlantic City

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Original title
Atlantic City
Year
Running time
104 min.
Country
Canada Canada
Director
Screenwriter
John Guare
Music
Michel Legrand
Cinematography
Richard Ciupka
Cast
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Producer
Co-production Canada-France-United States; Selta Films (Montreal) / Cine-Neighbor / International Cinema Corporation / Canadian Film Development Corporation
Genre
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...
Awards
1981: 5 Nominations for Oscar, including Actor (Lancaster), Actress (Sarandon), Director
1981: Venice Film Festival: Golden Lion - Best Film
1981: Golden Globes: 3 Nominations, including Best Foreign Film
1981: BAFTA Awards: Best Director & Actor (Lancaster). 4 Nominations
1981: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1981: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Drama Screenplay
1981: New York Film Critics Circle: Best screenplay, Best Actor (Burt Lancaster). 4 Nominations
1980: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actor (Burt Lancaster)
1980: César Awards: 2 nominations
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