2021
The World Champion

Description

Some sporting victories are about more than just claiming a title. Some of them go down in history. The film follows the most dramatic and legendary showdown in the history of chess the match between Anatoly Karpov, then world champion, and Viktor Korchnoi, a recent emigrant from the USSR. In this battle between two outstanding chess players, a duel of personalities under immense psychological pressure, the stakes are incomprehensibly high.

type of work

Movies

Team

  • Aleksey Sidorov— Director

  • Leonid Vereshchagin, Anton Zlatopolskiy, Rafael Minasbekyan, Nikita Mikhalkov, Aleksey Sidorov— Producers

  • Mikhail Milashin RGC— Director of Photography

  • Pavel Bezborodov, Aleksandr Gorokhov— Visual Effects Supervisors

  • Aleksandr Gorokhov, Anna Oyner— Visual Effects Producers

Production company

  • Trite Studio, Russia-1, Central Partnership, KIT, with the participation of the Cinema Foundation

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