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621 Ratings

Atlantic City

Directed by Louis Malle
Canada, France, 1980
Drama, Crime, Romance


Lou is a small time gangster, who thinks he used to be something big. He meets up with a younger girl, Sally, who is learning to be a croupier. Her husband turns up with drugs he has stolen from the Mafia.

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Atlantic City Directed by Louis Malle

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1980 | Winner: Golden Lion

Academy Awards

1982 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1981 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1982 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

1982 | 2 nominations including: Best Film

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