House of games

United States, 1987

Film
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This thriller stars Lindsay Crouse as a successful psychologist and best-selling author of “Driven: obsession and compulsion in everyday life” who becomes increasingly drawn into the shadowy underworld of a confidence trickster, Joe Mantegna, and his enigmatic cohorts, discovering that the thrill of the con answers deep-rooted needs unfulfilled by her daily round of listening to other people’s problems. Screenplay by David Mamet.

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Credits

director

David Mamet

producer

Michael Hausman

production company

Filmhaus Productions

Orion Pictures Corporation

Duration

01:37:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1987

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