Schachnovelle

Brainwashed

1960

Gerd Oswald
Director
Allied Artists
US Distributor
Neue Filmverleih
W. German Distirbutor

Man held in isolation by Nazis maintains his sanity through a book of chess moves.

Generally fine adaptation of Stefan Zweig's novella The Royal Game, bolstered by an excellent performance by Jürgens.

-Dave W.


Schachnovelle
16th September 1960
Cinema


102 mins
1.37:1

Brainwashed
25th June 1961
Cinema

Not Rated

102 mins
1.37:1




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Curd Jürgens
Werner von Basil
Claire Bloom
Irene Andreny
Hansjörg Felmy
Hans Berger
Mario Adorf
Mirko Centowic
Albert Bessler
Wissenschaftler
[Academic]
Rudolf Forster
Hotel-Geschäftsführer
[Hotel Manager]
Alan Gifford
Mac Iver
Jan Hendriks
1. Offizier
[First Officer]
Albert Lieven
Hartmann
Harald Maresch
Balletmeister
[Ballet Master]
Dietmar Schönherr
Rabbiner
[Rabbi]
Karel Stepanek
Baranow
Wolfgang Wahl
Mondgesicht
[Moonface]
Hans Söhnker
Bischof Ambroß
[Bishop Ambrosse]
Rainer Brandt
Voice: 1. Offizier
(uncredited)
Robert Dietl
Steward
(uncredited)
Susanne Körber-Harlan
Junge Dame
(uncredited)
Dorothea Wieck
Gräfin
(uncredited)
Rijk de Gooyer
Bergers Sekretär
(uncredited)

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