Nikolay SHPIKOVSKY
Николай ШПИКОВСКИЙ
Nikolaï CHPIKOVSKI
Vsevolod PUDOVKIN
Всеволод ПУДОВКИН
Vsevolod POUDOVKINE
USSR, 1925, 14mn 
Black and white, silent, fiction
Chess Fever
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Шахматная горячка

 

 La Fièvre des échecs

 shakhmatnaya goryachka

 
Directed by : Vsevolod PUDOVKIN (Всеволод ПУДОВКИН), Nikolay SHPIKOVSKY (Николай ШПИКОВСКИЙ)
Writing credits : Nikolay SHPIKOVSKY (Николай ШПИКОВСКИЙ)
 
Cast
Pyotr BAKSHEYEV (Пётр БАКШЕЕВ)
Boris BARNET (Борис БАРНЕТ)
Konstantin EGGERT (Константин ЭГГЕРТ)
Ivan KOVAL-SAMBORSKY (Иван КОВАЛЬ-САМБОРСКИЙ)
Anatoli KTOROV (Анатолий КТОРОВ)
Fyodor OZEP (Федор ОЦЕП)
Yakov PROTAZANOV (Яков ПРОТАЗАНОВ)
Yuli RAIZMAN (Юлий РАЙЗМАН)
Anna ZEMTSOVA (Анна ЗЕМЦОВА)
Mikhail ZHAROV (Михаил ЖАРОВ)
 
Cinematography : Anatoli GOLOVNIA (Анатолий ГОЛОВНЯ)
Production : Mejrabpom-Rous
Release date in Russia : 21/12/1925
 
Sites : Page Allociné, page IMDb

Plot synopsis
A Keaton-esque comedy in which a young man's passion for the game threatens to wreck his marriage.
Source : www.lib.berkeley.edu/
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Retour de flammes [Restauration de films / La Fièvre des échecs de Vsevolod Poudovkine], Majordome, dvdclassik.com, 2004
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- L'URSS des cinéastes à la Cinémathèque française. 1917-1945 : première partie, Paris (France), 2017
- Debut National Film Festival "Dvijenie", Omsk (Russia), 2013
- Rencontres de cinéma européen, Vannes (France), 2010
- Pordenone Silent Film Festival, Pordenone (Italy), 2010
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2004
- Nantes Russian Film Festival, Nantes (France), 1998