Spanish Film Week – Uránia Cinema – Budapest – 2017

October, 17. – 22. 2017.

On October, 17, the National Film Theater of Uránia starts with a new national film week  in Budapest. During the session  12 movies will be screened.

Starts off with THE CHESS PLAYER – (Original title: EL JUGADOR DE AJEDREZ)

The film is in Spanish language with Hungarian subtitles. Drama, film runs 98 min, released date: 2017.

In brief storyline:

In 1934 Diego Padilla wins the Spanish Championship of Chess and meets a French journalist, Marianne Latour, and they fall in love. At the end of the Civil War, Marianne convinces Diego to live in France with their daughter, where shortly afterwards Diego will be accused of spying by the Nazis and imprisoned in an SS prison. In prison, Diego will try to survive in a hostile environment thanks to Colonel Maier’s passion for chess.

Directed by:Luis Oliveros, screenplay: Julio Castedo, cast: Marc Clotet, Melina Matthews, Alejo Sauras, Stefan Weinert, Mike Hoffmann, Andrés Gertrúdix, Pau Durà, Lionel Auguste, Maarten Dannenberg, Christian Stamm, Juan Del Santo, Blanca Zurdo, Karlos Klaumannsmoller, Scott Alexander Young, Martin Angerbauer, Jaume Cervera. Cinematography by:Juan Carlos Gómez, film editing:Teresa Font, art director:Mónika Esztán, costumes designer:János Breckl, music: Alejandro Vivas Puig, producer:Juan Antonio Casado, Julio Castedo, Gerardo Herrero, production:Ishtar Films, Tornasol Films, Hernández y Fernández Producciones Cinematográficas.

Tickets available on the spot at the ticket office.

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