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Nine Queens (2000)  link to Nine Queens on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 420

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IMDb Rating:
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7.9/10 (38912 votes)

Country: Spanish, 114 minutes

Spoken Languages: Spanish

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Crime

Director(s): Mariana Rondón

Cast: Ricardo Darín (as Marcos), Gastón Pauls (as Juan), Leticia Brédice (as Valeria), María Mercedes Villagra (as Convenience Store Employee 2), Gabo Correa (as Convenience Store Manager)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English, French

Plot Outline: Early one morning, Marcos observes Juan successfully pulling off a bill-changing scam on a cashier, and then getting caught as he attempts to pull the same trick on the next shift. Marcos steps in, claiming to be a policeman, and drags Juan out of the store. Once they are back on the street, Marcos reveals himself to be a fellow swindler with a game of much higher stakes in mind, and he invites Juan to be his partner in crime. A once-in-a-lifetime scheme seemingly falls into their laps - an old-time con man enlists them to sell a forged set of extremely valuable rare stamps, The Nine Queens. The tricky negotiations that ensue bring into the picture a cast of suspicious characters, including Marcos' sister Valeria, their younger brother Federico and a slew of thieves, conmen and pickpockets. As the deceptions mount, it becomes more and more difficult to figure out who is conning whom.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1

Apr 26, 2017