The Luzhin Defence (2000)

04/20/2001 (US) RomanceDrama 1h 49m

Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty.

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

  2. Peter Berry

    Screenplay

  3. Vladimir Nabokov

    Writer

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

  4. Stuart Wilson

    Stuart Wilson

    Valentionov

  5. Fabio Sartor

    Fabio Sartor

    Turati

  6. Peter Blythe

    Peter Blythe

    Ilya

  7. Orla Brady

    Orla Brady

    Anna

  8. Mark Tandy

    Mark Tandy

    Luzhin's Father

  9. Kelly Hunter

    Kelly Hunter

    Luzhin's Mother

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Full Cast & Crew

The Luzhin Defence

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $1,864,747.00

Revenue -

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Content Score

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