Life as Poker

 
GENRE: Romantic comedy, Adventure
 
PRODUCTION: S.M.Art Invest 
 
PRODUCERS: Yuriy Lazurenko, Ruslan Vitryanyuk, Olga Goncharova
 
TIME: 90 minutes
 
DIRECTOR: Anatoliy Mateshko
 
SCRIPT: Marina and Sergey Dyachenko
 
CAMERA: Bahodyr Yuldashev
 
STATUS: Preparation period
 
FILMING LOCATIONS: Ukraine, USA
 
EXPECTED RELEASE: 2014
 
PLOT:
On a New Year's Eve, a gypsy fortune-teller predicts big Luck for Alex Dragonfly.  Alex, a professional poker player, dreams of winning the World Poker Championship in Las Vegas. Playing with destiny, Alex resorts to a risky scam and gets his hands on a coveted golden chip. The dragon-marked chip is known for bringing luck, and the previous owner, Japanese poker player Yakuza Kagawa, is not quite ready to part with it. Kagawa  sends two of his best thugs after Alex. Suddenly, LOVE interfers, and the story gets a new twist...
 
 

 

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