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The Luzhin defence [videorecording] / a Sony Pictures Classics release, Renaissance Films in association with Clear Blue Sky Productions presents a Renaissance & Ice 3 production in association with Lantia Cinema e Audiovisivi, Magic Media & France 2 Cinéma
DVDs DVDs | Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment | 2001 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD L DRAMA) plus 1 more
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Imprint
Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2001], c2000.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note
Title from container and disc surface.
System Det
DVD, English Dolby digital 5.1, 2-Channel Dolby surround.
Note
In English, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson, Christopher Thompson, Fabio Sartor, Alexander Hunting.
Credits
Director of photography, Bernard Lutic ; editor, Michaël Reichwein ; original music, Alexandre Desplat ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker ... [et al.] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Summary
An eccentric chess master, whose unstable childhood rendered him incapable of relating well with others, finds that chess is his only escape and solace. At an Italian resort, where he is favored to win a prestigious chess championship, he meets and falls in love with a caring woman. When a former mentor turned jealous saboteur tries to destroy his confidence, the fragile genius may lose more than just the big game.
Note
Special features: director's commentary; making-of featurette; theatrical trailers.
Local Note
MW, 8-02; 2-04(rpl)
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Alt Title
Luzhin defense
ISBN
0767866312
ISBN/ISSN
043396063891
Music #
06389 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
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