VIKTOR

G/F  I  2016  I  10'

TWO YEARS AFTER LEAVING THE SOVIET UNION TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE PLAYING CHESS, VIKTOR KORCHNOI MEETS HIS ARCHRIVAL ANATOLI KARPOV AT THE CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF 1978 AND WITH HIM ALL THE SHADOWS OF HIS PAST.

DIRECTOR MICHAELA TASCHEK, SANDRA WOLLNER WRITER MICHAELA TASCHEK

PRODUCTION COMPANY FABW, LA FÈMIS, SWR, ARTE

PRODUCER BENOÎT AYRAUD, CARLO MÄRZKE DOP STEPHANIE REINHARD

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

2016 - FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS, GERMANY

2016 - INTERFILM BERLIN GERMAN COMPETITION, GERMANY

2016 - VIENNA INDEPENDENT SHORTS, AUSTRIA