Movies: Saint John of Las Vegas
Saint John of Las Vegas
Drama, Comedy
After a run of bad luck, John, a compulsive gambler, runs away from Las Vegas and toward a normal job and life. Taking a position in an auto insurance company in Albuquerque, he tries to get ahead in the straight world, amid the ever-present temptations of scratch-off lotto tickets. When his boss asks John to accompany his top fraud debunker, Virgil on an investigation of a dubious car "accident" near Vegas, John sees an opportunity to get a promotion. Soon John is on the road with Virgil. Through the journey, John's confidence builds, and he realizes that he can't escape his gambling addiction by running away from. It's only when he returns to Vegas that his experiences there finally send him on the path to breaking free. Rated R for language and some nudity.
Cast: Tim Blake Nelson, Steve Buscemi, Peter Dinklage, Sarah Silverman, Romany Malco
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Directed by: Hue Rhodes
Written by: Dante Alighieri, Hue Rhodes
Running time: 1hr 25min
Opens: Jan 29, 2010 NY/LA
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