Zadie's ShoesBook - 2001
The stakes don't get any higher than this Benjamin is a compulsive gambler who's just lost the money for his girlfriend Ruth's trip to an alternative cancer clinic in Mexico. He has 72 hours to find the cash, and his options are running out. In desperation, Benjamin finds himself in a synagogue, where he meets a prophet named Eli who gives him rabbinical advice'and a hot tip on a racehorse. The thrill of the race is only the beginning of this hilarious and touching journey that contemplates the nature of luck, and the power of faith.