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2.8
56 Ratings

The Luzhin Defence

Directed by Marleen Gorris
France, 2000
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

Set in the late 1920s, “The Luzhin Defence” tells the story of a shambling, unworldly chess Grand Master who arrives in the Italian Lakes to play the match of his life and unexpectedly finds the love of his life.

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The Luzhin Defence Directed by Marleen Gorris

Awards & Festivals

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2001 | Nominee: British Actress of the Year

British Independent Film Awards

2000 | Nominee: Best Actress