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The Luzhin Defence

Rating:PG-13 (for some sensuality and thematic elements)
Genre:Drama, Romance
Release Date:April 20, 2001
Running time:108 minutes
Cast:John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson, Christopher Thompson
Director:Marleen Gorris
Producer:Stephen Evans, Louis Becker, Caroline Wood, Philippe Guez
Writer:Peter Berry
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Description: Set in the 1930s, an uncharismatic chess grandmaster travels to Italy to play the match of his life and meets a beautiful young woman who is vacationing with her mother at a nearby resort.

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