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Julia
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Cesar
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Menchu (as Sinead Cusack)
Paudge Behan ...
Domenec
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Max
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Lola
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Don Manuel
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Alvaro
Anthony Milner ...
Inspector
James Villiers ...
Montegrifo
Edmund Moriarty ...
Male Student
Harriet Horne ...
Marisa
Joan Munné ...
Roger D'Arras
Julian Martínez ...
Duke Ferdinand (as Julián Martínez)
Isabel van Unen ...
Beatrix of Burgundy (as Isabel Van Unen)
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While restoring an old painting showing a woman and two men playing chess, Julia discovers the text "Who killed the knight" underneath the paint. The owner of the painting tells her that one of his forefathers was killed, the painting might identify the murderer. When Julia's friend is killed she understands that there is more to it. She consults Domenec, a chess genius who reconstructs the game from the painting. With any piece he takes, somebody dies. Written by Radboud Bruinsma <Radboud_Bruinsma@hg.maus.de>

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nice pleasant funny thriller
14 April 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I felt this was a nice flick,a very different concept from what i've seen so far,of thriller movies.And the mood of the movie in spite of it being a thriller,was very light which made it all the more enjoyable with funny scenes aplenty in between.and the most surprising thing was that Kate Beckinsale kind of looks nice even with the ultra short hair,very unexpected i should say.

Nice performance by Kate Beckinsale,and the rest of the crew.Two of the nude scenes could've been done away with and one in particular,where she stares at the picture naked.There was really no need for that i felt. But it was that casual theme of the movie that you wouldn't really say it doesn't fit in.Thats about it,overall an enjoyable movie.


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