The Gambler
The Gambler (1997)

Based on the true story of the Russian novelist's Fyodor Dostoyevsky who faces a write-or-perish dilemma in St. Petersburg in 1866.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 4, 1997
DVD Release Date: March 26, 2002
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

There seems to be a lot missing in this shortened telling of the story within a story for it to be more than moderately effective.

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Christopher Null

Makes little to no sense at all

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

A polished but superficial period drama that fails to illuminate what could have been an involving story.

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