In 1934 Diego Padilla wins the Spanish Championship of Chess and meets a French journalist, Marianne Latour, and they fall in love. At the end of the Civil War, Marianne convinces Diego to ...
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Madrid, post-Spanish Civil War. Sisters Hortensia and Pepita are involved with an underground guerrilla movement. Hortensia is captured and forced to deliver her baby in jail. Pepita tries ... See full summary »
A hit man receives the assignment to kill a woman. But what seems like another routine job gets complicated when he spares her life, and he has just one night to find and take out the people who hired him.
A man named Jacques Mornard arrives in Mexico in 1940, claiming to be a Belgian who is fleeing the war in Europe to join his girlfriend, one of refugee Leon Trotsky's secretaries. But ... See full summary »
A lovely bar about to close forever. A woman is selling her stuff on the Internet. A man who seemingly likes toys. A storm. Some wine and some vintage music. The perfect spot for a first date. But the past may not be through with them.
Cova de Alfonso,
A "Double Feature" of adventures, fantasy and humor. In "Troubled Rivers," Candolini and Largo must survive in a post-apocalyptic Spain. In "Sandra Munt", an adventuress will try to recover a mysterious book from the hands of the Nazis.
In 1934 Diego Padilla wins the Spanish Championship of Chess and meets a French journalist, Marianne Latour, and they fall in love. At the end of the Civil War, Marianne convinces Diego to live in France with their daughter, where shortly afterwards Diego will be accused of spying by the Nazis and imprisoned in an SS prison. In prison, Diego will try to survive in a hostile environment thanks to Colonel Maier's passion for chess.
In November 2017, the soundtrack written by Alejandro Vivas for the feature narrative " El jugador de ajedrez" was a recipient of an Outstanding Achievement Award (Film Score /Soundtrack category) in Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, in India. See more »
If you're looking for wild action/adventure or crazy plot twists, this movie won't be for you. It's a simple story, told through beautiful images and very good acting. I loved it, enough so that I'm looking forward to watching it again.
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