The Grifters (1990)

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About a small time `grifter' (someone who cons people out of money). He eventually finds out that his girlfriend is not all she seems, but is an extremely experienced con artist. She suspects him of hoarding his gains, and attempts to persuade him to take part in a really big con. He refuses and when she accuses him of an incestuous desire for his mother he throws her out.

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