The Color of Money

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Original title
The Color of Money
Running time
117 min.
United States United States
Richard Price (Novel: Walter Tevis)
Robbie Robertson
Michael Ballhaus
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Touchstone Pictures / Silver Screen Partners II
Drama | Gambling. Pool (Game). Sequel
Synopsis / Plot
Pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson finds the young, promising pool player Vincent in a local bar and he sees in him a younger version of himself. To try and make it as in the old days, Eddie offers to teach Vincent how to be a hustler. After some hesitations Vincent accepts and Eddie takes him and Vincent's girlfriend Carmen on a tour through the country to work the pool halls. However, Vincent's tendency to show off his talent and by doing so warning off the players and losing money, soon leads to a confrontation with Eddie.
1986: Oscar: Best Actor (Paul Newman). 4 Nominations
1986: New York Film Critics Circle: 2 Nominations including Best Actor (Paul Newman)
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