The Chess Players

  • 1977
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Kumar and Jaffrey are two noblemen in 19th-century India who carry on their endless games of chess oblivious to the efforts of British general Attenborough to annex their province into the Empire. Ponderously allegorical and overlong, a major disappointment from director Ray. (English and Hindi; English subtitles.)

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Kumar and Jaffrey are two noblemen in 19th-century India who carry on their endless games of chess oblivious to the efforts of British general Attenborough to annex their province into the Empire. Ponderously allegorical and overlong, a major disappointment from director Ray. (English and

Hindi; English subtitles.)

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  • Released: 1977
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Kumar and Jaffrey are two noblemen in 19th-century India who carry on their endless games of chess oblivious to the efforts of British general Attenborough to annex their province into the Empire. Ponderously allegorical and overlong, a major disappointmen… (more)

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