Anna Mari, a police officer, is forced to play a perilous game with the title serial murderer.
Dario Argento directed The Card Player (Italian: Il cartaio) in 2004. Argento’s second giallo film of the decade, it stars Stefania Rocca and Liam Cunningham (following Sleepless).
Fiore Argento, the director’s eldest daughter, has a brief appearance in the film. She had previously acted in Phenomena and Demons, both directed by her father.