Axel Freed is a literature professor. He has the gambling vice. When he has lost all his money, he borrows from his girlfriend, then his mother and finally some bad guys that chase him. Despite of all this he cannot stop gambling.
|James Caan||Axel Freed|
|Morris Carnovsky||A.R. Lowenthal / A. R. Lowenthal|
|Jacqueline Brookes||Naomi Freed|
|M. Emmet Walsh||Las Vegas Gambler|
|James Woods||Bank Officer|
|Carl W. Crudup||Spencer|
|1975||Golden Globe||Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama||Nominated|