THE DARK HORSE

By James NAPIER ROBERTSON

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Drama - Completed 2013

Genesis, a one-time speed-chess champion, is from the Maori community and has just completed treatment for bipolar disorder. He must overcome gang pressure and violence as well as prejudice when he decides to take the chess club made up of street kids he coaches to a national championship.

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Toronto - TIFF 2014
Contemporary World Cinema
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • NEW ZEALAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 124 mn
    • Director(s)
    • James NAPIER ROBERTSON
    • Writer(s)
    • James NAPIER ROBERTSON
    • Producer(s)
    • Jim MARTBROOK, Tom HERN
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