The Card Counter: Official Trailer Released Online

Focus Features have released the official trailer for Paul Schrader’s upcoming crime drama The Card Counter.

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The Card Counter focuses on William Tell, a gambler and former serviceman who sets out to reform a young man seeking revenge on a mutual enemy from their past. Tell just wants to play cards. His spartan existence on the casino trail is shattered when he is approached by Cirk, a vulnerable and angry young man seeking help to execute his plan for revenge on a military colonel. Tell sees a chance at redemption through his relationship with Cirk. Gaining backing from mysterious gambling financier La Linda, Tell takes Cirk with him on the road, going from casino to casino until the unlikely trio set their sights on winning the World Series of poker in Las Vegas. But keeping Cirk on the straight-and-narrow proves impossible, dragging Tell back into the darkness of his past.

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The film stars Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan and Willem Dafoe.

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The Card Counter will have its world premiere at the 78th Venice Film Festival, then will have its cinematic release on the 10th September 2021.