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The Royal Game
Dir.: Philipp Stölzl | 90 minutes

The Royal Game

Germany, Austria 2021 | 90 minutes | German | Hebrew, English subtitles

1938. While Nazi troops march into Vienna, Josef Bartok hastily tries to escape to the USA but is arrested by the Gestapo. Thrown into solitary confinement, Bartok is psychologically tormented for months. However, when he steals an old book about chess it sets him on a course to overcome his mental suffering.