Variations Format Blu-ray Disc. Buoyed by some daring storytelling and excellent acting, the film holds up well after four decades. Jackie Gleason Minnesota Fats. Director Robert Rossen, who had been working in films since , was to direct only one more film, Lilith , before his death in After a hustle in a seedy pool hall results in a beating, he ends up under the wing of the pitiless Bert Gordon. Accepted, Eligibility for PayPal Credit is determined at checkout. I briefly watched a little of the opening and felt stunned to see that Felson came across as a totally different person at each end of the film.
Testen Sie jetzt alle Amazon Prime-Vorteile. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. The Hustler is a lot more than a movie about a game called pool. Donald Crabtree as Pool Room Hood. Once payment has been approved, purchased eBooks are added to your Digital Library, ready for you to download.
The Hustler - Robert Rossen
Paul Newman got out from beneath the joint shadow of Brando and Dean as 'Fast Eddie' Felson, the pool shark who wants to become a star player and ends up making a Faustian bargain with a Mephistophelean gambler George C Scott to conquer ruling champion Minnesota Fats Jackie Gleason. Fast Eddie Newman has become obsessed with beating Minnesota Fats in a match. Fox's two-disc The Hustler: Instead of just the usual, director, writer, actor trio discussing elements of the film, this film assembles interviews and screen-specific discussions and creates one very fascinating audio documentary. Director Robert Rossen renders his tragedy in sweaty, exhaustive terms:
Find the Book to Satisfy Your Book Cravings With one of the largest book inventories in the world, find the book you are looking for. Clever X Previous image. The Color of Money , the final book by author Tevis who also penned the sci-fi novel The Man Who Fell to Earth , currently being developed for its third film treatment , was loosely tapped for Touchstone Pictures' sequel of the same name. Now broke and without his long-time manager, Felson faces an uphill battle to regain his confidence and his game. This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Underneath the moniker is the number 30, which puts this classic film in the same DVD class as twenty-nine younger films, ranging from Newman's Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to Elektra , that have all been treated to two-disc sets. The sound design of the film is shockingly sparse — only when the frenzied jazz score kicks in does the film really take on any real personality.