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966 Ratings

House of Games

Directed by David Mamet
United States, 1987
Crime, Thriller


David Mamet’s witty tale of a therapist and best-selling author who must confront her own obsessions when she meets an attractive cardsharp is as psychologically acute as it is full of twists and turns, a rich character study told with the cold calculation of a career criminal.

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House of Games Directed by David Mamet

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1987 | 4 wins including: Cinecritica Award

Golden Globes (USA)

1988 | Nominee: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1989 | 2 wins including: Film of the Year

David di Donatello Awards

1988 | Nominee: Best Foreign Screenplay

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