Synopsis by Maggie Sadler
Manipulative con artist Stan Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) relies on his smooth-talking ways to make it in the world until his unsated ambition compels him to seek more. With the aid of the enigmatic Dr. Lilith Ritter (Cate Blanchett), a psychiatrist, Stan amps up his scams to reap substantial rewards. However, as Lilith allows Stan to see her for who she truly is, Stan begins to suspect his new associate may be more powerful than he anticipated. Based on the novel by William Lindsay Gresham. Written and directed by Guillermo del Toro. Co-starring Toni Collette and Willem Dafoe.
carnival, circus, love-triangle, manipulation, organized-crime, psychiatrist, psychic-powers, scheme, traveling-show
High Production Values