Arcibel's Game (2003)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Political Drama, Prison Film  |   Release Date - May 29, 2003 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 115 min.  |   Countries - Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Spain  |  
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A wrongly imprisoned political prisoner orchestrates a revolution in this drama from director Alberto Lecchi. After is accused of using his newspaper chess column to attack the fascist government, Arcibel (Dario Grandinetti) finds himself behind bars and separated from his daughter. Eventually Arcibel sees a glimmer of hope when a fellow prisoner escapes, taking with him the skills of strategy taught by Arcibel. Diego Torres and Juan Echanove also star.

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chess, false-conviction, inmate, newspaper, political-prisoner, revolution, strategy