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Brainwashed ★★ Die Schachnovelle; The Royal Game; Three Moves to Freedom 1960

Austrian aristocrat Werner von Basil (Jurgens) is captured by the Nazis and interrogated to uncover military information. In order to keep his sanity, the prisoner concentrates on a chess book he keeps hidden in his cell. Based on the novel by Stefan Zweig. German with subtitles. 127m/C VHS . GE Curt Jurgens, Claire Bloom, Hansjorg Felmy, Mario Adorf, Albert Lieven, Alan Gifford, Karel Stepanek; D: Gerd Oswald; W: Gerd Oswald, Harold Medford; C: Gunther Senftleben; M: Hans-Martin Majewski.