The Poker House

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Phase 4 Films
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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Entertainment Reviews:

Los Angeles Times - 07/17/2009
"Regardless of whether the film is all fiction or all true or a mix, it has a ring of truth about it strong enough to sustain a defy-all-odds finish."

Product Description:

Actress-turned-filmmaker Lori Petty makes her feature directorial debut with this period drama starring Selma Blair, Bokeem Woodbine, and David Alan Grier. Set in 1976, THE POKER HOUSE explores a typical day in the life of a decidedly atypical teen named Agnes. Some folks have the luxury of living each day to the fullest, but for Agnes every day is a grueling struggle for survival: Her mother is strung out on drugs, her home has been overrun by degenerates, and her only father figure is a pimp. For Agnes and her two younger sisters, this particular day will be marked by both tragedy and triumph, but which will resonate most in the days and weeks to follow'

Plot Keywords:

Coming Of Age | Drugs | Gambling | Period Piece | Substance Abuse

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  • Sales Rank: 23,080
  • UPC: 625828613685
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