Chess Player
Chess Player (1930)

The Chess Player (Le Jouer D'Echecs) is based on an old European fable about a despotic king who came to grief via his obsession with a mechanical chess-playing machine. For the purposes of this film, the fable is incorporated in an… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 17, 1930
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Mark Bourne

The Chess Player is a striking archeological discovery from the year that bridged the silent and sound eras, and is a fine title for cinephiles easing into the European silents.

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Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

you have to wonder why this treasure of world cinema is not spoken of in the same breath as INTOLERANCE or PANDORA'S BOX

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Magnificent visuals.

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Lewis Whittington

A nonstop visual and aural masterpiece

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