Synopses & Reviews
With the intensity of a Jacobean tragedy, Casino
unfolds its tale of a love triangle between a gambler, his wife, and his henchman amid the glittering, festering Babylon of Las Vegas. The film makes daring use of voice-over and rapidly shifting points of view and time frame, leaving conventional film language far behind.
The screenplay of a Martin Scorsese film dealing with the violent triangular relationship between gambler Ace Rothstein, his wife Ginger (a former prostitute), and his strong-arm associate, Nick Santoro. The story is set amid a glittering, festering Babylon in which appearance is everything.