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Dario Argento's "The Card Player" to be Released on DVD

An Oddity from Italy Comes Stateside

Dario Argento's The Card Player (il Cartio) is set to be released on DVD August 23. Argento, a legendary film director in Italy, known for his tales of the macabre, tells the story of a serial killer who forces a detective to play him in Internet poker for the highest of stakes: his victim's lives.

The film did not receive wide theatrical release in the United States, but will be available for purchase from most major online movie retailers.