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The Resource The Luzhin defence, a Sony Pictures Classics release, Renaissance Films in association with Clear Blue Sky Productions presents ; a Renaissance & Ice 3 production, in association with Lantia Cinema e Audiovisivi, Magic Media & France 2 Cinéma, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker [and others] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris

The Luzhin defence, a Sony Pictures Classics release, Renaissance Films in association with Clear Blue Sky Productions presents ; a Renaissance & Ice 3 production, in association with Lantia Cinema e Audiovisivi, Magic Media & France 2 Cinéma, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker [and others] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris

Label
The Luzhin defence
Title
The Luzhin defence
Statement of responsibility
a Sony Pictures Classics release, Renaissance Films in association with Clear Blue Sky Productions presents ; a Renaissance & Ice 3 production, in association with Lantia Cinema e Audiovisivi, Magic Media & France 2 Cinéma, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker [and others] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris
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Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Presenter
Producer
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An eccentric chess master, whose unstable childhood rendered him incapable of relating well with others, finds that chess is his only escape and solace. At an Italian resort, where he is favored to win a prestigious chess championship, he meets and falls in love with a caring woman. When a former mentor turned jealous saboteur tries to destroy his confidence, the fragile genius may lose more than just the big game
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Luzhin defence (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Bernard Lutic ; editor, Michaël Reichwein ; original music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; production designer, Tony Burrough
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
English dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L894 2001
PerformerNote
John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson, Christopher Thompson, Fabio Sartor, Alexander Hunting
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1946-
  • 1948-
  • 1957-
  • 1967-
  • 1950-
  • 1946-
  • 1969-
  • 1954-
  • 1943-2000
  • 1899-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wood, Caroline
  • Evans, Stephen
  • Becker, Louis
  • Berry, Peter
  • Gorris, Marleen
  • Turturro, John
  • Watson, Emily
  • James, Geraldine
  • Wilson, Stuart
  • Thompson, Christopher
  • Sartor, Fabio
  • Hunting, Alexander
  • Lutic, Bernard
  • Reichwein, Michiel
  • Desplat, Alexandre
  • Temime, Jany
  • Burrough, Tony
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
  • Renaissance Films (Firm)
  • Clear Blue Sky Productions
  • ICE3 (Firm)
  • Lantia Cinema e Audiovisivi (Firm)
  • Magic Media Pictures
  • France 2 cinéma (Firm)
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chess
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Chess
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Luzhin defence, a Sony Pictures Classics release, Renaissance Films in association with Clear Blue Sky Productions presents ; a Renaissance & Ice 3 production, in association with Lantia Cinema e Audiovisivi, Magic Media & France 2 Cinéma, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker [and others] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris
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Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: director's commentary; making-of featurette; theatrical trailers; filmographies; interactive menus; scene selections
  • One program note inserted inside container
Accompanying material
1 sheet (2 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.)
Isbn
9780767866316
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396063891
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
06389
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47976575
  • (OCoLC)ocm47976575
System details
DVD, region 1; English Dolby digital 5.1, 2-Channel Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Luzhin defence, a Sony Pictures Classics release, Renaissance Films in association with Clear Blue Sky Productions presents ; a Renaissance & Ice 3 production, in association with Lantia Cinema e Audiovisivi, Magic Media & France 2 Cinéma, a Marleen Gorris film ; producers, Caroline Wood, Stephen Evans, Louis Becker [and others] ; screenplay writer, Peter Berry ; director, Marleen Gorris
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Special features: director's commentary; making-of featurette; theatrical trailers; filmographies; interactive menus; scene selections
  • One program note inserted inside container
Accompanying material
1 sheet (2 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 106 min.)
Isbn
9780767866316
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396063891
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
06389
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)47976575
  • (OCoLC)ocm47976575
System details
DVD, region 1; English Dolby digital 5.1, 2-Channel Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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