Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, , c2000
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov
Special features: director's commentary; making-of featurette; theatrical trailers; filmographies; interactive menus; scene selections
John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson, Christopher Thompson, Fabio Sartor, Alexander Hunting
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
MPAA rating: PG-13
DVD, English Dolby digital 5.1, 2-Channel Dolby surround
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
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