Chess Story

15 yrs 110 minutes 2021 6.8

The year is 1938 and the lawyer Josef Bartok is trying to escape from Vienna to the United States with his wife when he is captured by the Gestapo. When he does not want to share the information the Gestapo is looking for, he is locked in a hotel room for several months. After managing to get hold of a book on chess, the board game becomes a way to cope with the isolation but soon begins to turn into an obsession.

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Feature film
Genre: Drama, thriller, war
Director: Philipp Stölzl
Actor: Oliver Masucci, Rolf Lassgård, Albrecht Schuch
Country: Germany, Austria
Language: German