About

Lou, a small time gangster who thinks he used to be something big, meets and falls for a sexy casino employee named Sally. She needs his help realizing her dream of going to Monte Carlo, a symbol of the glamorous life that she has been looking for so desperately.

7.4
14
Directed by

Louis Malle

Written by

John Guare (Writer)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

France, Canada

Language

English

Tagline

She made him become what he always wanted to be - a lover, a hero, a rich man...and a killer!

Cast

Keywords

murder violence gangster casino drugs poker game new jersey older man younger woman relation cocaine mobster atlantic city casanova lemon

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Burt Lancaster

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Director