The Hustler

Year:1961
Director:Robert Rossen
Written by:Sidney Carroll (Screenplay), Robert Rossen (Screenplay), Walter Tevis (Screenplay)


Script Synopsis:Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match, but he loses in a heartbreaking marathon. Now broke and without his long-time manager, Felson faces an uphill battle to regain his confidence and his game.