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The Poker House

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"The Poker House" marks the directorial debut of veteran actor and Iowa native, Lori Petty (Tank Girl, A League of their Own). The film is a riveting portrait of poor, small town life in Iowa, circa 1976; reviving the sprit of Marvin Gaye, seedy bars, and the ever present allure of illicit activities and substances. Up-and-comer Jennifer Lawrence (The Burning Plain) stars as Agnes, the oldest of three sisters living with a drug addicted mother in the ‘Poker House’ - a brothel, drug Mecca and gambling...more

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