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Episode 2: The Game
May 21, 2021

The first rule of The Game is there are no rules to The Game.

Title: The Game
Rating: R
Running Time: 128 minutes
Release Date: September 12, 1997
Director: David Fincher
Writer(s): John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Starring: Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn, Deborah Kara Unger, Peter Donat, Carroll Baker, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Company: Propaganda Films


Callous investment banker Michael Douglas is celebrating a milestone birthday by playing The Game of life and death with director David Fincher in his next Gold Level thriller.  Are forces conspiring to drive the yuppie into financial ruin, or an early grave?  Or has younger brother Sean Penn simply reached into his old bag of Spicolli pranks to provide a much-needed jolt to the lonely tycoon's rigid existence?  More surprises await listeners who are brave enough to jump into the latest Now Playing Spring podcast. Sign the contract with Venganza today!      

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