About the film
Release Date: September 16, 1960
|Production Companies||:||Roxy Film|
|Writers||:||Gerd Oswald, Stefan Zweig, Harold Medford|
Werner von Basil (a Austrian intellectual) was captured by the Nazi in 1938. The want to break him to confess smuggling. Without any mental sustenance, the only thing left to keep his mind busy is an old tactics book for chess.