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The Royal Game

The Royal Game

He turned resistance into a gameSep. 23, 2021Germany, Austria
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Synopsis

1938. While the Nazi troops march into Vienna, the lawyer Josef Bartok hastily tries to escape to the USA with his wife but is arrested by the Gestapo. Bartok remains steadfast and refuses to cooperate with the Gestapo that requires confidential information from him. Thrown into solitary confinement, Bartok is psychologically tormented for months and begins to weaken. However, when he steals an old book about chess it sets him on course to overcome the mental suffering inflicted upon him, until it becomes a dangerous obsession.


The Royal Game
The Royal Game
The Royal Game
The Royal Game
The Royal Game
The Royal Game
The Royal Game
The Royal Game
The Royal Game
The Royal Game
Original title Schachnovelle
IMDb Rating 7.9 14 votes

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Cast

Oliver Masucci isDr. Josef Bartok
Dr. Josef Bartok
Albrecht Schuch isFranz-Josef Böhm
Franz-Josef Böhm
Andreas Lust isJohann Prantl
Johann Prantl

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