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The Chess Players
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Satyajit Ray


Based on a short-story by the renowned Hindi writer Premchand, and directed by Indian film master Satyajit Ray, THE CHESS PLAYERS tells the story of the independent Indian kingdom of Awadh--ruled by the art- and music-loving King Wajid Ali Shah--that becomes threatened with the colonial aspirations of the British Empire and the devious machinations of a British General (Sir Richard Attenborough, JURASSIC PARK) eager to annex the kingdom.

 

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GENRES - drama

Film Info

RUNTIME - 115 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 1977

COUNTRY - India

LANGUAGE - Urdu

SUBTITLES - English

ATTRIBUTES - Color, Full-Frame

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