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The Resource The Luzhin defence, 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, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker ... [et. al] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris, (videorecording)

The Luzhin defence, 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, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker ... [et. al] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris, (videorecording)

Label
The Luzhin defence
Title
The Luzhin defence
Statement of responsibility
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, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker ... [et. al] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engfrespa
  • eng
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
Related
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Bernard Lutic ; editor, Michaël Reichwein ; original music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; production designer, Tony Burrough
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson, Christopher Thompson, Fabio Sartor, Alexander Hunting
Runtime
109
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Luzhin defence, 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, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker ... [et. al] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Special features: director's commentary; making-of featurette; theatrical trailers; filmographies; interactive menus; scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm47976575
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780767866316
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396063891
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
06389
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o47976575
System details
DVD ; English Dolby digital 5.1, 2-Channel Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The Luzhin defence, 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, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker ... [et. al] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Special features: director's commentary; making-of featurette; theatrical trailers; filmographies; interactive menus; scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm47976575
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780767866316
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396063891
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
06389
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o47976575
System details
DVD ; English Dolby digital 5.1, 2-Channel Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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