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Vsevolod Poedovkin

Shakhmatnaya goryachka (Chess Fever)

Edition 1986
28' - 1925 - Comedy, Short - Dialogue: Russian
Director: Vsevolod Poedovkin Composer: Roger White With: José Raúl Capablanca, Vladimir Fogel, Anna Zemtsova
With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game. His fiancée has no interest in it, and becomes frustrated and depressed by his neglect of her, but wherever she goes she finds that she cannot escape chess. On the brink of giving up, she meets the world champion, Capablanca himself, with interesting results.

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Credits

Director

Vsevolod Poedovkin

Co-Director

Mykola Shpykovskyi

Composer

Roger White

With

José Raúl Capablanca, Vladimir Fogel, Anna Zemtsova

Scenario

Mykola Shpykovskyi

Director of Photography

Antoli Golovnya

Editor

Vsevolod Poedovkin

More information

Dialogue

Russian

Countries of production

Russia

Year

1925

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