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David Mamet wrote the screenplay for this adaptation of his play about a man who suddenly stumbles into a new and dangerous life. Edmond Burke (William H. Macy) is on his way home from work one evening when he impulsively stops to have his fortune read by a woman who informs him, "You are not where you belong." When he does arrive home, Edmond soon falls into an argument with his wife (Rebecca Pidgeon), and he storms out into the city, where he stops at a bar for a few drinks. There, Edmond finds himself talking with a man (Joe Mantegna) who freely shares his racist views about the role of African-Americans in society, and suddenly Edmond begins letting go of the sense of self-control that has always governed his actions. After a crawl through the city's underbelly of watering holes, strip clubs, gambling dens, and brothels, Edmond comes face to face with the violence of this world, and unexpectedly finds himself responding in kind. Edmond also stars Julia Stiles, Denise Richards, Mena Suvari, Bai Ling, and Dylan Walsh; it was directed by Stuart Gordon, who worked often with David Mamet during their early days at Chicago's Organic Theater Company. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:July 7, 2006

Cast

William H. Macy
as Edmond Burke
Julia Stiles
as Glenna
Joe Mantegna
as Man in Bar
Rebecca Pidgeon
as Edmond's Wife
Bai Ling
as Peep Show Girl
Lionel Mark Smith
as Pimp
Mena Suvari
as Whore
Denise Richards
as B-Girl
Dylan Walsh
as Interrogator
Russell Hornsby
as Shill
Debi Mazar
as Matron
Marcus Thomas
as Window Man
Jack Wallace
as Chaplain
George Wendt
as Pawn Shop Owner
Bokeem Woodbine
as Prisoner
Dulé Hill
as Sharper
Jeffrey Combs
as Desk Clerk
Frances Bay
as Fortune Teller
Patricia Belcher
as Woman on Subway
Wren T. Brown
as Preacher
Barry Cullison
as Pawn Shop Customer
Vincent Guastaferro
as Club Manager
Aldis Hodge
as Leafleteer
Matt Landers
as Bystander
Bruce A. Young
as Police Officer

Crew

Stuart Gordon
Director
Stuart Gordon
Producer
Molly Hassell
Producer
Chris Hanley
Producer
Kevin Ragsdale
Producer
Mary McCann
Producer
Duffy Hecht
Producer
David Mamet
Play Author
David Mamet
Screenwriter
Denis Maloney
Cinematographer
Alan Muraoka
Production Designer
Chad Troutwine
Co-producer
Lionel Mark Smith
Co-producer
Artur Spigel
Co-producer
Amy Gunzenhauser
Associate Producer
Lorna Umphrey
Associate Producer
Allison Wolf
Associate Producer
Jasper Jan
Associate Producer
Felix Werner
Executive Producer
Stephen Hays
Executive Producer
Sam Englebardt
Executive Producer
Bart Rosenblatt
Executive Producer
Trisha Van Klaveren
Executive Producer
Gary Rubin
Executive Producer
Eugene Musso
Executive Producer
Ryan R. Johnson
Executive Producer
Hamish McAlpine
Executive Producer
Kathrin Werner
Executive Producer
Kris Fuller
Set Decorator
Carol Cutshall
Costume Designer
Zsolt Magyar
Sound/Sound Designer
Scott Senechal
First Assistant Director
Shannon Makhanian
Casting
Laura Irvine
Location Manager
Roberto Schein
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Roberto Schein
Gaffer
Spiralmouth
Musical Performer
Bruce Resnik
Script Supervisor
Minnie Duerr
Production Accountant
Hiro Koda
Stunts Coordinator
Rocky Faulkner
Key Make-up
Bob Hummel
Properties Maker
Rich Ragsdale
Additional Music
Michael O. Gallant
Unit Production Manager
Michael O. Gallant
Line Producer
Roger Mende
Co-Executive Producer
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