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Queen Sacrifice (1988)

A welsh school teacher attempts to guard his teenage protege's genius for chess from his burgeoning libido.

Director:

Julian Richards

Writer:

Julian Richards
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lisa Climie Lisa Climie ... Helen
Richard Davies Richard Davies ... Wil Bevan
Duane Phillips Duane Phillips ... Davey
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Storyline

Davey, a talented young chess player and Wil Bevan, his history teacher are in Bournemouth for the British Chess Championships. When Davey meets up with Helen, a punk girl from London. Wil is faced with the problem of steering his charge through the championship and the trauma of first love. Written by Julian Richards

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Short

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 1988 (UK) See more »

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Prolific Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color (Metrocolor)
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A touch of Bill Forsyth
19 September 2001 | by jules-108See all my reviews

There's just a touch of Bill Forsyth's gentle Scottish comedies here - only this film is set in a Welsh mining town where Davey (Duane Phillips) leads his school in chess. He is coached by his history teacher (Richard Davies) who sees in him a chance to realise his old ambition of bringing a chess trophy home to Trehafod from the British Chess Championship in Bournemouth.


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