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Shakhmatnaya Goryachka | Шахматная горячка

dionysus67's rating of the film Chess Fever

It lacks the typically adventurous montage sequences of the Soviet school, yet this is a magnificent little story about dialectical movement. The initial standpoints of the young man and his fiancée, as each is absorbed into their particular goals, (chess, love respectively) get eventually reconciled in a vibrant city, marked by the power of chance and contingency. A very funny film of gags, uniting brain and heart.