The Chessplayer

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The Chessplayer

chess nazi imprisonment

The Chessplayer

Release Date: May 05, 2017

Year    :   2017
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Hernández y Fernández Producciones Cinematográficas, Tornasol Films, Ishtar Films
Director    :   Luis Oliveros
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Julio Castedo
RunTime    :   98 mins.
Revenue    :   244806

In 1934 Diego Padilla wins the Spanish Championship of Chess and meets a French journalist, Marianne Latour, and they fall in love. At the end of the Civil War, Marianne convinces Diego to live in France with their daughter, where shortly afterwards Diego will be accused of spying by the Nazis and imprisoned in an SS prison. In prison, Diego will try to survive in a hostile environment thanks to Colonel Maier's passion for chess.

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