Magazine article Screen International

Premiere Plays Tribeca Title 'The Last Poker Game' with Martin Landau and Paul Sorvino

Magazine article Screen International

Premiere Plays Tribeca Title 'The Last Poker Game' with Martin Landau and Paul Sorvino

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EXCLUSIVE: Renowned 72-year-old neurologist Howard L. Weiner makes his feature directorial debut.

Premiere Entertainment Group has bolstered its sales slate by taking international rights to Tribeca dramedy The Last Poker Game starring Martin Landau and Paul Sorvino.

The film follows a doctor who gets into hot water after befriending a womanising gambler at his wife's nursing home.

Maria Dizzia also stars in the film that premiered at the New York Film Festival last month.

Renowned 72-year-old neurologist Howard L. Weiner made his feature directorial debut on The Last Poker Game from his own screenplay. He also produced.

Premiere president and CEO Elias Axume and Rincon negotiated the deal with Preferred Content's Kevin Iwashina and Zac Bright on behalf of the producers. …

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