Tony Birch talks about the melodrama of The Hustler, likening it to an old western where the anti-hero's bravado leads to triumph.
Tony is an acclaimed Melbourne writer. His short fiction collections are Shadowboxing (2006) and Father's Day (2009), and his first novel, Blood, was released in 2011.
See what Tony had to say about his other top films:
> Splendour in the Grass
> Good Will Hunting
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