The Gambler | 1999

Adaptation, Romance
A mix of fact and fiction which tells the story of Dostoyevsky's struggles as an impoverished, gambling-addicted writer and his relationship with the stenographer hired to take dictation of his novel "The Gambler." The ...more

Cast

... Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Actor

... Anna Snitkina

Actor

... Polina

Actor

... Alexei

Actor

... the General

Actor

... De Grieux

Actor

... Blanche

Actor

... Stellovsky

Actor

... Grandmother

Actor

... Maikov

Actor

... Madame de Cominges

Actor

... Croupier No 1

Actor

Company

Canal + Image International

Production Company

Production Company

European Script Fund

Production Company

Gambler Productions Ltd

Production Company

Image Creations

Production Company

KRO Drama

Production Company

Synopsis

A mix of fact and fiction which tells the story of Dostoyevsky's struggles as an impoverished, gambling-addicted writer and his relationship with the stenographer hired to take dictation of his novel "The Gambler." The story-within-a-story parallels the romance between Dostoyevsky and Anna with that of the main characters of "The Gambler."

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