The Chess Game

The Chess Game

1994 ‧ Drama/Comedy ‧ 1h 50m

  • Initial release
    October 19, 1994
  • Director
    Yves Hanchar
  • Set decoration
    Véronique Melery
  • Screenplay
    Yves Hanchar
  • -
    Josiane Morand
  • Producers
    Anne-Dominique Toussaint
  • -
    Pascal Judelewicz
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  • About

    In the 1820s, Marquise (Catherine Deneuve) is a wealthy mother living in the Belgian countryside. She decides to hold a chess tournament and offers the hand of her daughter, Anne-Lise (Hilde Heijnen), and a large cash sum as prizes for whoever wins. The eccentric Max (Denis Lavant) is a chess prodigy, but has a tormented relationship with the game. In spite of this, he enters the tournament but faces stiff competition in British champion Lord Staunton (James Wilby). … MORE

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