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Computer Chess

Directed by Andrew Bujalski
United States, 2013
  • English
  • German


In 1980, a tournament of computer geniuses meets up in a hotel to build a chess program with the ultimate goal: beating a human player.

Our take

Blazing out of Sundance and proceeding directly to the cult canon, Computer Chess is one of our favorite indies of the decade: a hilarious, weird, endlessly inventive shaggy dog comedy about the birth of our new era from “mumblecore” headmaster Andrew Bujalski. Long live A.I.!

Computer Chess Directed by Andrew Bujalski

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2013 | Winner: Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize

Independent Spirit Awards

2014 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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