Die Grünstein-Variante (1985)

04/19/1985 (DE) Drama 1h 45m
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The plot revolves around three men waiting to be deported in a prison. To escape the monotony, they form chess pieces from their bread rations, with which they then play against each other. Grünstein, a Polish Jew, proves to be a real talent, because although he is a beginner, he manages to defeat even the experienced player Lodeck, a German sailor, with his "Grünstein Variant".

  1. Bernhard Wicki

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Wolfgang Kohlhaase

    Screenplay

  3. Ludwig Turek

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Klaus Schwarzkopf

    Klaus Schwarzkopf

    Grieche

  2. Fred Düren

    Fred Düren

    Grünstein

  3. Rolf Hoppe

    Rolf Hoppe

    Gefängnisdirektor

  4. Jörg Gudzuhn

    Jörg Gudzuhn

    Lodek

  5. Arno Wyzniewski

    Arno Wyzniewski

    Kaminski

  6. Rolf Ludwig

    Rolf Ludwig

    Garstecki

  7. Willi Schrade

    Willi Schrade

    Wärter

  8. Hubert Gleissner

    Wärter

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Die Grünstein-Variante

Status Released

Original Language German

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