Year: 2001 Country: Britain, France Genre: Drama, Melodramic Director: Marleen Gorris Runtime: 109 min Actors: Geraldine James, John Turturro, Emily Watson, Stuart Wilson, Christopher Thompson, Fabio Sartor, Peter Blythe
Alexander Luzhin grew up in a pretty wealthy family, but his childhood took place not very well. In order to free themselves from the burdens of everyday problems Sasha sought solace in chess. Growing up, Alexander, moved from Russia to Europe, where he gradually honed mastery of the game of chess, and by 1920 he became a venerable grand master. For Alexander Luzhin's life - it's a game of chess, he could not imagine himself without chess and when immersed in the game, he did not notice anything around, but not in the game, he behaves quite capriciously. Ahead of the chess tournament in charge, which will be held in the northern part of Italy, and it was there he met a young girl Natalia Katkova. Luzhin Natalia falls in love at first sight, and she was not averse to spend time with chess. The upcoming tournament Alexander to fight for the victory with GM Salvatore Turati from Italy, and it is so very difficult match coming Lev Valentinov, an old acquaintance of Luzhin. In one task Valentine break Luzhin, that he has lost, and he uses the dirtiest methods, and as a result, Alexander is in the hospital with a nervous breakdown, in connection with the tournament was interrupted. Doctors tell Natalia that Luzhin is necessary to give up the game of chess, otherwise the consequences could be more tragic. With TK-Movie.com you can download The Luzhin Defence free movie in HD quality.