The Luzhin Defence

2001

The Luzhin Defence

Critics Consensus

Tuturro and Watson play well off each other in this intriguing and well-crafted film.

58%

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Total Count: 71

69%

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User Ratings: 1,254
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Set in the 1930s, an uncharismatic chess grandmaster travels to Italy to play the match of his life and meets a beautiful young woman who is vacationing with her mother at a nearby resort.

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