Die Grünstein-Variante

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Die Grünstein-Variante

chess prison

Die Grünstein-Variante

Release Date: April 19, 1985

Year    :   1985
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Genres    :   Drama
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Director    :   Bernhard Wicki
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Writers    :   Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Bernhard Wicki, Ludwig Turek
RunTime    :   105 mins.

The plot revolves around three men waiting to be deported in a prison. To escape the monotony, they form chess pieces from their bread rations, with which they then play against each other. Grünstein, a Polish Jew, proves to be a real talent, because although he is a beginner, he manages to defeat even the experienced player Lodeck, a German sailor, with his "Grünstein Variant".

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