The Card Counter
Director: Paul Schrader Run Time: 112 min. Release Year: 2021
Starring: 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.