Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Liechtenstein, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
World Chess Champion Akiva Liebskind (Michel Piccoli) faces his former pupil Pavius Fromm (Alexandre Arbatt), who defected to the West from the Soviet Union five years earlier, for the World Chess Championship in Geneva, Switzerland. The tension and ...
serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, captivating ...
prodigy, contests and competitions, introspection, politics, moral dilemma, ambition, rivalry, state affairs, chess, kgb, lesson, car ...
israel, moscow russia, soviet union, geneva switzerland, lithuania