A middle-aged psychologist on the mend from a crippling gambling addiction must face his demons when forced to treat a young, brash World Poker champion.
SPILT MILK ENTERTAINMENT, along with TEN WEST FILMS, produced the short film project entitled Poker Donkey.
A good story is always the key – and we found an amazing short story by Steve Almond on which to base our film. We adapted the screenplay and were blessed to find gifted actors that brought the piece to life. As a filmmaker, you want to surround yourself with passionate, hard working people in front and behind the camera. It has been a true joy to go on this journey with this wonderful group of artists.
Curtis Armstrong is an American actor best known for his portrayal as “Booger” in the Revenge of the Nerds movies, as Herbert Viola on Moonlighting, and as famed record producer Ahmet Ertegün in the film Ray.
Ryan Caldwell is a young, up and coming actor with great emotional range and an amazing on screen presence.
TEAM POKER DONKEY