The Card Counter
Director: Paul Schrader Run Time: 112 min. Release Year: 2021
Starring: Billy Slaughter, Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, Willem Dafoe
William Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk, a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel. Tell sees a chance at redemption through his relationship with Cirk. But keeping Cirk on the straight-and-narrow proves impossible, dragging Tell back into the darkness of his past.