Atlantic City

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When Sally Matthews (Susan Sarandon) leaves her Canadian home to relocate to Atlantic City, she aspires to a prosperous career in the gambling industry. With her criminal husband (Robert Joy) on her trail, however, it appears that she can't escape from trouble, until she finds an unlikely savior in Lou Pascal (Burt Lancaster), an aging small-time mobster. By becoming involved with Sally, Lou finds a way to achieve the success he's dreamed of, but his plan may endanger both their lives.

Release details

Rated: R
Release date: Friday April 3 1981
Duration: 104 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Louis Malle
Screenwriter: John Guare
Cast: Burt Lancaster
Susan Sarandon
Kate Reid
Robert Joy
Michel Piccoli
Hollis McLaren
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