Confessions of a Gambler


Confessions of a Gambler
This South African movie takes a look at the effect of gambling. After her son contracts AIDS, a Moslem woman turns to gambling to raise money, in spite of it being forbidden by Islam. Before she knows it, she is addicted, and her life is on a downward spiral, as she struggles to break the spell. At the same time, she is involved in a love triangle with her own married sister, who develops cancer. Based on a true story.

87 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language).
Drama.
So, do you have a winning system?
So, do you have a winning system?

Credits

Cast
Rayda Jacobs, Tauriq Jenkins, Aqueel Khan, Reza Kippie, Ganief Marcus, Sean Michael
Director
Amanda Lane
ScreenplayRayda Jacobs
CinematographyJonathan Kovel
EditingRonelle Loots
Sound formats
Made in2007
Produced byRogue Star Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, fairly frequent, mild impact
NudityNone
SexNone, infrequent sex references, low impact
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceIn context, intolerance to homosexuality
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
15
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople
10
iAfrica.com
Nils van der Linden
13
The Citizen
Natalie Bosman quote iconA fascinating film, with a strong social relevance and fable-like plot.
13
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10

What the People say

Internet
7 Netizens
19

Average .. 67%

13




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