The film is produced by Martin Scorsese.
Three years after his last film, the staggering On the paths of redemption (with Ethan Hawke), the return of Paul Schrader to the cinema is announced. His new feature film, The Card Counter, will be released in the United States on September 10, 2021, its distributor, Focus Features (via Collider). We hope that it will be the same in France, unlike On the paths of redemption who ended up in DTV with us…
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Produced by his old friend Martin scorsese, The Card Counter stages Oscar isaac as a die-hard card player who comes to the aid of an angry young man (Tye Sheridan) in his quest for revenge against an army colonel embodied by Willem Dafoe. Tiffany haddish is also in the cast as a mysterious creditor who will support the duo in their casino tour, with the World Series poker tournament in their sights.
As we can see in the first image unveiled last year, where Oscar Isaac poses with a gun in his hand and a bag we imagine filled with greenbacks, the film promises to be dark and tragic, which is it. except surprising when you know the cinema of Paul Schrader. A few months before its announced release, we are now waiting to discover a first teaser or a trailer to get a more precise idea.
Insatiable at the height of his 74 years, Schrader already has another feature in the pipes: the western Nine Men from Now, which is to reunite Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe. He also recently mentioned a series project on the origins of Christianity in collaboration with Martin Scorsese.
Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader reunite for a series on the origins of Christianity