Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens"). Nationality: American. Born: January 14, 1963. The film’s message, such as it is, is a relatively simple one around the morality of crime and one-upmanship, but Nine Queens succeeds primarily and admirably as a clever, highly engaging piece of entertainment – its potential recognised by Hollywood via its (apparently) inferior remake. I just produced Criminal, this remake of Nine Queens, and one of the things that appealed to me about Nine Queens is that it was a performance piece, and that's the most fun. “Nine Queens” has Hollywood remake written all over it, and no one could be better able to pull it off than Mamet. Director: Fabián Bielinsky | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Gastón Pauls, Graciela Tenenbaum, María Mercedes Villagra. Votes: 49,268 | Gross: $1.22M Steven Soderbergh. Links. Biography. It comes down to this: "Criminal" is an English-language remake of "Nine Queens," an Argentinean film I saw in 2002 and remember well. This list is ordered by the title of the original film, inasmuch as there can be multiple remakes. Latest; Argentine Modern Classic ‘Nine Queens’ Gets Series Remake from BTF Media (EXCLUSIVE) 18 hours ago Marc Anthony’s Magnus Studios … Miami-based BTF Media, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, is planning a series reboot for Fabián Bielinsky’s Argentine modern classic “Nine Queens” (“Nueve Reinas”), a feature film which 20 years ago introduced the world to one of Argentina’s most bankable actors in … Author Profession: Director. With Ricardo Darín, Gastón Pauls, Graciela Tenenbaum, María Mercedes Villagra. Miami-based BTF Media, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, is planning a series reboot for Fabián Bielinsky’s Argentine modern classic “Nine Queens” (“Nueve Reinas”), a feature film which 20 years ago introduced the world to one of Argentina’s most bankable actors in Ricardo Darín (“The Secret in Their Eyes,” “Wild Tales”) and film-TV crossover superstar […] Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens"). Reboots are also omitted.. Directed by Fabián Bielinsky. This is a list of film remakes.Excluded are films based on the same source material. For example, the 1962 version of Mutiny on the Bounty is not a remake of the 1935 film; both are based on the novel Mutiny on the Bounty. "Criminal" follows the original fairly closely, and because I already knew the plot secrets, it couldn't work on me in its intended way. As the recycled characters, dialog and events turned up, there seemed to be an echo in the room.