Overview

Based upon the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, a chess grandmaster travels to Italy in the 1920s to play in a tournament and falls in love.

  1. Marleen Gorris

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. John Turturro

    John Turturro

    Aleksandr Ivanovich 'Sascha' Luzhin

  2. Emily Watson

    Emily Watson

    Natalia Katkov

  3. Geraldine James

    Geraldine James

    Vera, Natalia's Mother

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The Luzhin Defence
The Luzhin Defence

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Status Released

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  • April 20, 2001
    Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 49m

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