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The Luzhin defence [videorecording] / 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.

Wood, Caroline. (Added Author). Evans, Stephen. (Added Author). Becker, Louis. (Added Author). Berry, Peter. (Added Author). Gorris, Marleen, 1948- (Added Author). Turturro, John, 1957- (Added Author). Watson, Emily, 1966- (Added Author). James, Geraldine, 1950- (Added Author). Wilson, Stuart. (Added Author). Thompson, Christopher. (Added Author). Sartor, Fabio. (Added Author). Hunting, Alexander. (Added Author). Lutic, Bernard. (Added Author). Reichwein, Michiel. (Added Author). Desplat, Alexandre. (Added Author). Temime, Jany. (Added Author). Burrough, Tony. (Added Author). Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977 Zashchita Luzhina. English. (Added Author). Sony Pictures Classics (Firm) (Added Author). Renaissance Films (Firm) (Added Author). Clear Blue Sky Productions. (Added Author). ICE3 (Firm) (Added Author). Lantia Cinema e Audiovisivi (Firm) (Added Author). Magic Media (Firm) (Added Author). France 3 cinéma (Firm) (Added Author). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Watson, Emily, 1967- (Added Author). Reichwein, Michaël. (Added Author). Ice 3 (Firm) (Added Author). France 2 cinéma (Firm) (Added Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library DVD LUZHIN (Text) 39493108025802 Adult Video Available -
Black Mountain Library FF 15626 DVD (Text) 0020504434505 Adult Video Available -
Fletcher Branch 791.45 L / Feature (Text) 33258006297605 Adult Video Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0767866312
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov.
Special features: director's commentary; making-of featurette; theatrical trailers; filmographies; interactive menus; scene selections.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Bernard Lutic ; editor, Michaël Reichwein ; original music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Jany Temime ; production designer, Tony Burrough.
Participant or Performer Note: John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson, Christopher Thompson, Fabio Sartor, Alexander Hunting.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13, for some sensuality and thematic elements.
System Details Note: DVD, English Dolby digital 5.1, 2-Channel Dolby surround.
Language Note: English dialogue ; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Chess > Tournaments > Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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