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House of Games - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (384 words)
House of Games is David Mamet's 1987 motion picture directorial debut.
Mike agrees to forgive the debt if Margaret accompanies him to a high-stakes poker game as his girlfriend, using her to help identify the tells of his poker rivals.
But, her interest is piqued by the enigmatic Mike and his world, and a subsequent dalliance with the man takes on dangerous, life-threatening dimensions.
'House of Games' (701 words)
Convinced that desperate action is required, Margaret goes to a poolroom called the House of Games, and in doing so is plunged into a shady nighttime world of con men and bunko artists that couldn't be more different from the professional milieu she's used to.
At the House of Games, Margaret meets Mike (Joe Mantegna), who becomes her guide through this underworld of confidence games and byzantine stings.
House of Games, which opens today at the Cineplex Odeon and Wednesday at the Dupont Circle, is rated R and contains strong language and adult situations.
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