The Chess Player
With a price on his head after a 1776 uprising in Russian-occupied Poland, rebel Boleslas Vorowski (Pierre Blanchar) seeks refuge with a genius inventor who hides him in his greatest creation: a chess-playing robot that soon attracts Catherine the Great's attention. Director Raymond Bernard's sprawling drama (based on the novel by Henry Dupuis-Mazuel) is one of the French silent cinema's most visually arresting films.
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- Raymond Bernard
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
French: Dolby Digital 5.0Other features
Filmed in B&W (tinted); interactive menus; scene access; press kit; still gallery; interviews.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it