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El jugador de ajedrez (2017)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Luis Oliveros

Writer:

Julio Castedo (screenwriter)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marc Clotet ... Diego Padilla
Melina Matthews ... Marianne Latour
Alejo Sauras ... Javier Sánchez
Lionel Auguste Lionel Auguste ... Pierre Boileau
Stefan Weinert ... Coronel Maier
Pau Durà ... Comandante Hernández
Mike Hoffmann ... Sargento Kauffman
Maarten Dannenberg ... Cabo Reinke
Christian Stamm ... Sargento Harnsberger (SS)
Andrés Gertrúdix ... Pablo Mérida
Iris Vallés Torres Iris Vallés Torres ... Margaux (3 años)
Blanca Zurdo Blanca Zurdo ... Margaux (7 años)
Juan Del Santo Juan Del Santo ... David Moreno
Péter Geltz Péter Geltz ... Oficial Gendarme
Eric Bonicatto Eric Bonicatto ... Prefecto Lambert
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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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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish | French | German

Release Date:

5 May 2017 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Chessplayer See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Budget:

€3,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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In November 2017, the soundtrack written by Alejandro Vivas for the feature narrative "The Chess Player" was a recipient of an Honorable Mention (Music Score category) in Virgin Spring Cinefest, in India. See more »

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1 October 2017 | by drahmedarfaSee all my reviews

it was great to me, i love this kind of movies and it get through me deeply to my heart. the actors were so good. the cinematography and directing was great. the music was light and smooth and its nice. good movie. i like the main character so much and it was good written and imagined with great acting. it was perfect to the main character.


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