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Queen to play [videorecording (DVD)] = Joueuse / Mon Voisin productions et Blueprint Film présentent, en coproduction avec Studio Canal et France 2 Cinéma ... [et al.] ; scénario, adaptation, dialogues de Caroline Bottaro en collaboration avec Caroline Maly ; produit par Dominique Besnehard et Michel Feller ; un film de Caroline Bottaro.

Bottaro, Caroline. (Director). Maly, Caroline. (Added Author). Besnehard, Dominique. (Producer). Feller, Michel. (Producer). Bonnaire, Sandrine, 1967- (Actor). Kline, Kevin. (Actor). Renaud, Francis, 1967- (Actor). Beals, Jennifer. (Actor). Piovani, Nicola. (Composer). Henrichs, Bertina. Joueuse d'échecs. (Added Author). Mon Voisin Productions. (Added Author). Blueprint Films. (Added Author). Studio Canal. (Added Author). France 2 cinéma (Firm) (Added Author). Zeitgeist Films. (Added Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Etowah Branch 791.43 Q / Foreign (Text) 33258006620269 Adult Video Available -
Mills River Branch 791.43 Q / Foreign (Text) 33258006620251 Adult Video Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Zeitgeist Films, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the novel La joueuse d'échecs, by Bertina Henrichs.
Special features: Le Making of Joueuse: a behind the scenes documentary featuring interviews with actors and director (20 min.) ; U.S. theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Nicola Piovani ; director of photography, Jean-Claude Larrieu ; editor, Tina Baz.
Participant or Performer Note: Sandrine Bonnaire, Kevin Kline, Francis Renaud, Jennifer Beals.
Summary, etc.: "Lovely and quietly intelligent, French chambermaid Hélène ... comes upon a couple ... engaged in an intensely sensual chess match and discovers she has a knack for the game. This obsession, much to the chagrin of her husband and teenage daughter, leads her to seek the clandestine tutelage of a reclusive American doctor ... a liaison that radically transforms both of their lackluster lives"--Container.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; 5.1 surround and stereo. ; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Language Note: French dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Chess > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Henrichs, Bertina > Film adaptations.
Genre: Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Foreign films > France.
Foreign films > Germany.

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