A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer urging him to try and figure out the game, he cooperates with police and a psychologist to try and catch the killer, but doubts linger about the grandmaster's innocence as the string of grisly murders continues. Written by
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It started as a game. It turned into a battle. Then, it went out of control.
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Did You Know?
Due to Christopher Lambert's popularity in Europe, the film was released theatrically first in the UK, Asia and Australia before being sent to the theaters in the US. See more
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What about Huxley? What is that?
He was referring to a quote by Thomas Huxley, "The chessboard is the world... the rules of the game are what we call nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us but we know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. We also know that he never overlooks a mistake.
References Night Moves
Fool That I Am
Composed by Floyd Hunt
(as Hunt) (Intersong USA)
Performed by Carol Kenyon
Produced by Anne Dudley See more