The Luzhin Defence (2000)

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  • The Game - Luzhin's Defence Alternative
  • La Partita - La Difesa Di Luzhin Alternative
  • La Défense Loujine Alternative


Drama. Alexander Luzhin, a chess genius with a shy, self-effacing nature, visits Italy's Lake Como in the 1920's to play at a major tournament and unexpectedly falls in love with a young lady called Natalia. He finds himself torn between his passion for chess and his new passion for Natalia.

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