The Sting (Also Known As: Der Clou ) is a Comedy, Crime, Drama film directed by George Roy Hill and written by David S. Ward. It was released on 25 December 1973 (USA). It stars Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw. The film's content : In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker... What awaits ahead ? Enjoy the film and discover by yourself.