People were expecting great things from David Fincher after Se7en. His next film, The Game (1997), was very nearly as good as that classic film. Yet, people were expecting something different. They were expecting a gritty police-
And, with a great twist!
Nicholas leaves the party to start a relationship with Christine.
Nicholas, a wealthy investment banker, is given a very special gift from his black-
But, is it a game?
Things just keep spiralling out-
As thing get more and more serious, the stakes get higher and higher, and just when you can’t take it anymore...
Nicholas finds out that the game may just be a lot more serious -
He could be in grave physical danger!
He’s gotten himself mixed up in something BAD…
Nicholas and Conrad’s father commits suicide.
Nicholas has lost everything. It was all a long con. They tricked him into giving up the account numbers.
The criminals have now taken everything he worked so hard to earn.
His house is in tatters.
His reputation is destroyed.
He’s been buried and left for dead in Mexico.
All his money and assets are gone. He’s lost everything. And, there’s no conceivable way to get it back.
Now it’s time to take the fight to them! He kidnaps Christine and forces her to take him to the bad guys (CRS).
Notice the scenery-
Nicholas believes that CRS has won and managed to take everything from him. He thinks it’s all over and that he lost.
This ends up not being true.
Original movie posters from the film
Conrad tells his brother why he did it: so that Nicholas wouldn’t turn out like their father, a work-
Nicholas goes from being a tight-