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Mississippi Grind 2015

Mississippi Grind Director : Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

Mississippi Grind Plot

Gerry is a talented but down-on-his-luck gambler whose fortunes begin to change when he meets Curtis, a younger, highly charismatic poker player. The two strike up an immediate friendship and Gerry quickly persuades his new friend to accompany him on a road trip to a legendary high stakes poker game in New Orleans. As they make their way down the Mississippi River, Gerry and Curtis manage to find themselves in just about every bar, racetrack, casino, and pool hall they can find, experiencing both incredible highs and dispiriting lows, but ultimately forging a deep and genuine bond that will stay with them long after their adventure is over.

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By MovieMavenGal

The revelation of Mississippi Grind is Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn as the sad sack middle aged gambling addict Gerry. Before Sundance, I had never seen his work, and Mississippi Grind was the second film -- the first the excellent Slow West where he plays a central supporting role. His role as Gerry couldn't be more different than the flamboyant bounty hunter he plays in Slow West.

Gerry is deep in debt to the local loan shark -- played so amusingly by Alfre Woodard! He meets Ryan Reynolds at an Iowa River Boat casino. Ryan Reynolds here plays to type as fellow gambler Curtis. He's a garolous gambler always with an amusing story. We're not sure if he's a con man or what, and...

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