THE OPERA GAME

By Monty ROSS

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Drama - Completed 2020

The chess game played in 1858 at an opera house in Paris between the American chess master Paul Morphy and two strong amateurs, the German noble Karl II, Duke of Brunswick and the French aristocrat Comte Isouard de Vauvenargues, is among the most famous of chess games.

Festivals
& Awards

San Diego Black Film Festival 2019
Winner: Filmmaker’s Choice
    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Drama, Historical
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 78 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Monty ROSS
    • Producer(s)
    • Ken MASK
    • Synopsis
    • On the night of his untimely and mysterious death in post-Civil War New Orleans, world chess champion PAUL MORPHY’S (1837-1884) exciting and tortured life is reviewed. Known as the greatest chess player of all time, Morphy was a multidimensional genius prodigy.

      The musician for the film, Nicola Benedetti (Eastern Promises), just won a 2020 Grammy.