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Lily works for a bookie, placing bets to change the odds at the track. When her son is hospitalized after an unsuccessful con job and resultant beating, she finds that even an absentee parent has feelings for her child. This causes her own job to go wrong as well. Each of them faces the down side of the grift.

Director: Stephen Frears
Writer: Jim Thompson (novel), Donald E. Westlake (screenplay)
Production: Cineplex-Odeon Films
Year: 1990
MetaScore: 86/100
ImdbRating: 6.9
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 25 Jan 1991
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 17 nominations.

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Lilly Dillon - Anjelica Huston
Roy Dillon - John Cusack
Myra Langtry - Annette Bening
Guy at Bar - Jan Munroe
Racetrack Announcer - Robert Weems
Bartender - Jimmy Noonan
Simms - Henry Jones
Mintz - Eddie Jones
Doctor - Sandy Baron
Nurse - Lou Hancock
Nurse Carol Flynn - Noelle Harling
Bobo Justus - Pat Hingle
Sailor - Young Paul - Paul Adelstein
Sailor - Freshman - Jeremy Piven
Sailor - Spooney - Gregory Sporleder
Sailor - Stinky - David Sinaiko
Drunk - Jeff Perry
Drunk's Friend (as Jonathan Gries) - Jon Gries
Waitress - Micole Mercurio
Gloucester Hebbing - Charles Napier
Cole - J.T. Walsh
Receptionist 1 (as Teresa Gilmore Capps) - Teresa Gilmore
Receptionist 2 - Elizabeth Ann Feeley
Arizona Motel Clerk - Frances Bay
Lt. Pierson - Xander Berkeley
Nervous Man in Jewelry Shop - Steven Anderson
Bartender - John Gillespie
Bystander at ambulance - Eve Hands
Dog Race Spectator - Lee Hollingsworth
Young Lilly - Juliet Landau
on TV in bar - Reg Park
Cab Driver - Sy Richardson
Opening Voice-Over (voice) - Martin Scorsese
Young Teenager -