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CHESS FEVER

Shakhmatnaya Goryachka | Шахматная горячка

Directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin, Nikolai Shpikovsky
Soviet Union, 1925
Silent, Short, Comedy

Synopsis

With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game. His fiancée has no interest in it, and becomes frustrated and depressed by his neglect of her, but wherever she goes she finds that she cannot escape chess.

Synopsis

With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game. His fiancée has no interest in it, and becomes frustrated and depressed by his neglect of her, but wherever she goes she finds that she cannot escape chess.

Chess FeverDirected byVsevolod Pudovkin, Nikolai Shpikovsky

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Awards & Festivals

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Locarno International Film Festival
1985
1990

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