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That Game of Chess (2005)

A cross cultural love story of an ambitious Indian guy, who comes to United States to achieve his dreams, but gets distracted during the course. Finally meets a girl of his dreams who brings him back to the path of success.

Director:

Raja Bundela
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Bozeman ... John
Jym Braun Jym Braun ... Class Reunion Date
Mary Christina Brown ... Tracy
Raja Bundela ... Raj Bedi
Kevin Carter Kevin Carter ... Bruce
Walker Clark ... Jeff
Carlo Corazon ... Jim (as Charles Pickering)
Alton Demore ... Gangster (as Alton Demore Willoughby)
Cazzy Golomb Cazzy Golomb ... Elena
Christie Hsiao Christie Hsiao ... Suzette
Avi Kaur Avi Kaur ... Aunt of raja bundela
Avinash Kaur Avinash Kaur ... Aunt
Brett Kloepfer ... Drug Dealer
Lina Loi Lina Loi ... Lina
Ron Léroy Ron Léroy ... Bar tender
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Storyline

"That Game of Chess" is the story of Rahul, an East Indian who travels from his motherland, to the Land of opportunities, America, to pursue his dreams of being a successful career man. Other than few cultural adjustment in the new country, his smart and intelligent demeanor, his friendly, kind and easy-going nature help him adapt well with the new surroundings. The good is good for him, but his life takes a new turn, when he falls deeply in love with an American girl. The film follows Rahul on this roller coaster ride. As the story unfolds, it also bears the harshness of life for an Indian immigrant in America. It tells the truth in a hard hitting manner, something which has never been told before in East Indian crossover film. Written by Anonymous

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That Game Of Chess which changed my life - Rahul.

Genres:

Drama

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Official Sites:

Offcial site | Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color
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Gandh's parallel
15 April 2007 | by dcntguy_29See all my reviews

I happen to see this movie last week in a screening in North Hollywood. I honestly quiet liked the movie. The way the story has drawn parallel between Gandhi's life and Protagonist's life is pretty clever. No extremes in the story and yet a very simple, straightforward and cute love story. The film has great music and sound. Comic character of RAJ seems like true life character. I think the crew and cast has done amazing job considering the fact that it is a small budget movie but the look on 35mm print is pretty good. It doesn't look like a video reel , which I am sorry , happens with lots of independent movies. I would say the filmmaker is pretty daring to hit the issue of Indian Sterotyping in a very direct manner. Performance of Bollywood Actor, Alok Nath who has done movies with Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai and other Bollywood superstars is no surprise. Great performance of Alok Nath is much anticipated rather. My best wishes to the whole crew and cast members.


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