Playing to Win: A Moment of Truth Movie | 1997

Drama
Teenager Dana Erickson lives with her single mother, Nancy, who is struggling to keep her small business afloat. When Dana, who works at a fast-food restaurant to save money for college, starts dating Marshall, he ...more

Cast

... Nancy Erickson

Actor (1997-1998)

... Dana Erickson

Actor (1997-1998)

... Paul Levin

Actor (1997-1998)

... D'Agostino

Actor (1997-1998)

... Marshall Kearns

Actor (1997-1998)

... Janice Schrader

Actor (1997-1998)

... Ryan Walsh

Actor (1997-1998)

... Kristi Erickson

Actor (1997-1998)

... Artie

Actor (1997-1998)

... Frank

Actor (1997-1998)

... Ellen

Actor (1997-1998)

... Mr Kearns

Actor (1997-1998)

Company

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Synopsis

Teenager Dana Erickson lives with her single mother, Nancy, who is struggling to keep her small business afloat. When Dana, who works at a fast-food restaurant to save money for college, starts dating Marshall, he introduces her to a world of gambling, which sends her life spiraling out of control. After Dana experiences the high of winning, she is hooked into trying to recapture the euphoria. As a result, her gambling compulsion leads her to steal from her employer and even her hard-working mother. When Dana is threatened as a result of her gambling, she decides to seek help for her addiction. Based on actual events.

Writers

Screenplay (1997-1998)

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