MASON CITY – The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s 2014 winter film series, Films in February, Movies in March (Some in January, Too), continues on Saturday, February 22 at 2 p.m. with Nine Queens. The film will be shown in the Museum’s Salsbury Room. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Popcorn will be provided.
Nine Queens is a film about the con-game. Marcos finds Juan at a gas station using childish “tricks” to cheat some money from the cashier and decides to help him out of the situation and take him under as his con man protégé. The two hatch an elaborate plot to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of very rare (and very counterfeit) stamps, the “Nine Queens.”
Nine Queens (2002), a feature film, is rated R (language) and is 114 minutes long. It is in Spanish with English subtitles and is sponsored by Terry MacGregor.