HOUSE OF GAMES
1987, Park Circus/MGM, 102 min, USA, Dir: David Mamet

Renowned psychiatrist and best-selling author Margaret Ford (Lindsay Crouse) is drawn into a seductive underworld when one of her patients, a compulsive gambler, introduces her to a dangerous and alluring confidence man (Joe Mantegna). Soon she’s ensnared in an elaborate confidence game and her sampling of this dangerous demimonde threatens to swallow her whole.


ICEMAN
1984, Universal, 100 min, USA, Dir: Fred Schepisi

In this thought-provoking sci-fi drama, anthropologist Stanley Shephard (Timothy Hutton) is summoned to an Arctic base when a Neanderthal man is discovered frozen in a glacier. As the scientists thaw the body, the man (an Oscar-worthy John Lone) is resuscitated – and at risk of becoming a guinea pig for research unless Shephard intervenes.


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