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USA Today writer Claudia Puig reviews the most recent film by director David Mamet in an article of the above title. In the film Ricky Jay plays a crooked fight promoter while Chiwetel Ejiofor portrays troubled fighter Mike Mike who must enter the ring to pay off debts and re-establish his honor. Magician Cyril Takayama. Other actors appearing in the film play a sleazy agent (Joe Mantegna) and a self-absorbed action star (Tim Allen). The film is a departure from most Mamet fils featuring con men and scam focused plots, but Mamet is himself a purple belt in Jiu-jitsu.
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