While on a cruiseship, lawyer Dr. Josef Brandner meets the wealthy shipowner Owen McConnor who has a fascination for playing chess. A chess game against the world champion Mirko Czentovic reminds Dr. Brandner of his Gestapo captivity during which he memorized a book of famous chess games and started to play chess against himself.
Dor Film, Walker + Worm Film
Birgit Minichmayr, Oliver Masucci, Florian Teichtmeister
Danny Krausz, Philipp Worm, Tobias Walker
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