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Writer-director Matthew Ross gets credit for his smart and realistic portrayal of Las Vegas.

Vegas-set drama ‘Frank & Lola’ keeps its characters and audience on edge

December 7th, 2016

Writer-director Matthew Ross gets credit for his smart and realistic portrayal of Las Vegas.

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