Film Details

Spain / 2017 / 98 min.
Directed by Luis Oliveros
Spanish w/ English Subtitles
Genre: Drama
Feature

Synopsis

After Diego Padilla wins the Spanish Chess Championship he meets a beautiful French journalist called Marianne and they soon marry and have a daughter. But when the Spanish Civil War breaks out and his best friend is assassinated, Mariana convinces Diego to move to France; fate deals them a cruel hand when Diego is accused of spying by the Nazis and imprisoned in an SS prison. His survival and the opportunity to reunite with his wife and daughter will depend now on his frequent chess matches with Nazi Colonel Maier.

Diego Padilla conoce a Marianne, una bella periodista francesa, tras ganar el campeonato nacional de ajedrez; pronto se casan y conciben una hija. Cuando la Guerra Civil Española estalla y su mejor amigo es asesinado, Marianne convence a Diego de que se muden a Francia; el destino les juega una partida cruel al Diego ser acusado por los Nazis de espionaje y encarcelado en una prisión de la SS. Su supervivencia y la oportunidad de reunirse con su esposa e hija ahora dependen de sus frecuentes partidas de ajedrez con el Coronel Maier.