Saint John of Las Vegas

Saint John of Las Vegas

Director: Hue Rhodes Cast: Steve Buscemi, Romany Malco, Peter Dinklage



A compulsive gambler attempts to cure his addiction by moving from Las Vegas to Albuquerque and working at an auto insurance company, only to find old temptations cropping up once again when he's sent out to investigate a dubious car accident just outside of Sin City. After a string of bad luck at the tables, John (Steve Buscemi) decides to give up gambling and take a shot at a "normal" life. Arriving in Albuquerque and landing a job at an auto insurance company, John goes to work for Mr. Townsend (Peter Dinklage), who pairs him with the company's top fraud debunker, Virgil (Romany Malco), and sends them out on an investigation together. While John is eager to get a promotion, he's reluctant to go anywhere near Las Vegas, and before he leaves he strikes up a tenuous romance with his eccentric co-worker Jill (Sarah Silverman). On the road, Virgil and John encounter a series of offbeat characters including a nude militant (Tim Blake Nelson), a wheelchair-bound stripper (Emmanuelle Chriqui), and a carnival human torch (John Cho). But while Virgil is the one with the experience, John gradually begins to assert himself and soon his efforts begin to pay off as the case moves closer to conclusion. As John's confidence grows, he becomes increasingly aware of the fact that running away from his gambling problem is not the solution, and that he'll only be able to move forward by returning to Las Vegas to face his demons head on.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/13/2010
UPC: 0883476027241
Original Release: 2009
Rating: R
Source: Indie Vest Pictures
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:25:00

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Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Steve Buscemi John
Romany Malco Virgil
Peter Dinklage Mr. Townsend
Sarah Silverman Jill
Emmanuelle Chriqui Tasty D Lite
John Cho Smitty
Tim Blake Nelson Militant Ned
Jesse Garcia Park Ranger
Matthew McDuffie Lucyfer
Isabel Archuleta Vegas Counter Girl
Aviva Albuquerque Counter Girl
Ben Zeller Truck Stop Owner
Shawn Prince Ticket Taker (K)
Danny Trejo Bismarck
Stephen Eiland Mordecai
Josh Berry Manager
Jimmy "G" Geisler Barker
Isaac Kappy Geek
Gorneth D'oyley Dealer
Ernest Labreck Ed McMahon Type

Technical Credits
Hue Rhodes Director,Screenwriter
David Alpert Executive Producer
Wren Arthur Executive Producer
Dondi Bastone Musical Direction/Supervision
Mark Burton Producer
Steve Buscemi Executive Producer
Annette Davey Editor
David Engel Executive Producer
Lisa Essary Casting
Lisa Jensen Costumes/Costume Designer
Spike Lee Executive Producer
Heidi Levitt Casting
Matt Wall Producer
Lawrence Mattis Producer
Kelly McCormick Producer
Giles Nuttgens Cinematographer
Rosario Provenza Production Designer
David Torn Score Composer
Stanley Tucci Executive Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Saint John of Las Vegas
1. Good Times [7:06]
2. Welcome to Fraud [8:25]
3. Trespassing [6:55]
4. Per Diem [8:01]
5. Lunch [6:03]
6. Naked Guys [9:07]
7. Flame Lord [10:46]
8. Old Habits [4:53]
9. False Report [6:31]
10. Paid [4:33]
11. Luckiest Man [3:25]
12. End Credits [9:06]

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