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Poker (2009)

Poker (2009)

112 min. - Comedy - N 15 - 09.04.2010


Four boys start neglecting school in order to meet in a hidden location and play poker. As time goes by, their poker games become more and more serious, while at the same time bring them closer as friends. Now that they are grown-ups, Claudiu, Titel, Horia and Marcel are known as the resourceful politician, the surgeon who knows people, the adventurous gangster and the millionaire architect. Behind their normal day-to-day activities, such as cocoa transactions or garden gnomes deals, the boys hide serious, money-making businesses. Their last "match" reveals that each of the four friends has a secret plan the others don't know about, and soon their traditional poker game turns into a ridiculous bluff. While Monica, the politician's mistress, watches their cat and mouse game with disguised indifference, the boys fail to realize that none of them has the ace up his sleeve...

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu

Writer: Adrian Lustig

Stars: Horaţiu Mălăele, Valentin Teodosiu, Valdimir Găitan


Horaţiu Mălăele Titel Pangică
Valentin Teodosiu Claudiu Viţelaru
Vladimir Găitan Horia Vrăbete
Poker (2009) Ion Riţiu Marcel
Cătălina Grama Monica
Jean Constantin
Nae Lăzărescu
Mihai Niculescu Retirement Home Director
Vasile Muraru Manole
Mircea Diaconu Calabrezu
Mihai Bendeac Cătălin
Tudorel Filimon Agarbiceanu
Cristian Iacob Şofer ambulanţă
Poker (2009) Lucian Viziru Marcel tânăr
Bogdan Mălăele Young Titel
Bogdan Cotleț Reporter
Alexandrina Halic Aunt Alexandrina
Ela Ionescu Reporter
Doina Ghițescu Nurse
Oana Ștefănescu Nurse



Sergiu Nicolaescu

Screenplay by

Adrian Lustig

Produced by

Andrei Boncea

Iuliana Tarnovețchi

producător executiv

Cinematography by
Viorel Sergovici jr.

Music Department
Petru Mărgineanu

Film Editing by
Nita Chivulescu

Production Design by
Radu Corciova

Ioana Corciova

asistent decoruri

Costume Design by
Radu Corciova

Makeup and Hair
Mircea Vodă

Sound by
Mihai Orăşanu

Cristian Tarnoveţchi

Ion Bain

sound editor, mixer assistant