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The Luzhin Defence (2000)

PG-13
109 min | Drama, Romance

Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty.
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Writers
Vladimir Nabokov (novel "Zashchita Luzhina") | Peter Berry (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Michiel Reichwein (as Michaël Reichwein)
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Release date
Apr 20, 2001 (United States)

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20 cast members
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John Turturro
Luzhin Luzhin   See fewer
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Emily Watson
Natalia Natalia   See fewer
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Stuart Wilson
Valentinov Valentinov   See fewer
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Fabio Sartor
Turati Turati   See fewer
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Mark Tandy
Luzhin's Father Luzhin's Father   See fewer
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Kelly Hunter
Luzhin's Mother Luzhin's Mother   See fewer
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Alexander Hunting
Young Luzhin Young Luzhin   See fewer
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Alfredo Pea
1st Official 1st Official   See fewer
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Fabio Pasquini
2nd Official 2nd Official   See fewer
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Luigi Petrucci
Santucci Santucci   See fewer
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Carlo Greco
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
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Luca Foggiano
Fascist Fascist   See fewer
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Antonio Carli
Fascist Fascist   See fewer
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David Ambrosi
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Géza Schramek
Maitre'D (uncredited) Maitre'D (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.9 / 10 | 4,073 votes