R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Gambler Jake Green enters into a game with potentially deadly consequences.
Harvey Keitel passed on this project.
One thing I've learned in the last seven years: in every game and con there's always an opponent, and there's always a victim. The trick is to know when you're the latter, so you can become the former.
At first when he gets to his house, before he gets to the door, you can see the crew in the reflection in the car's paint.
There are no opening or end credits. Only the distributor (EuropaCorp) and the production company (Revolver Pictures Ltd) are credited at all. The ending has several minutes of blank screen and piano music. This seems to be a deliberate choice by the director to reinforce the movie's philosophical themes.
$1,082,661 (Europe) (23 September 2005)
$75,420 (USA) (16 December 2007)