Axel Freed is an English professor in New York City with a gambling addiction that begins to spiral out of control. In the classroom, Freed inspires his college students with his interpretations of Fyodor Dostoevsky's work. In his personal life, Axel has the affection of the beautiful Billie and the admiration of his family, including his mother, Naomi, who is a doctor, and his grandfather, a wealthy businessman.
|contentLocation||New York City Russian Empire|
|keywords||abduct addiction american mafia basketball team behavioral addiction bos college student end english professor fyodor dostoevsky gamble gambling addiction game ghetto lakers las vegas los angeles lakers mafioso out of control point shaving shave points spread spread betting switchblade think|
|producer||Irwin Winkler Robert Chartoff|
|productionCompany||Chartoff-Winkler Productions, Inc.|
|recordedAt||Las Vegas Valley New York City|