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THE DARK HORSE

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Directed by James Napier Robertson
New Zealand, 2014
Drama

Synopsis

A former speed-chess champion struggling with bipolar disorder (Cliff Curtis) takes over as coach of a chess team for at-risk youth, in the inspirational true story of New Zealand chess legend Genesis Potini.

Synopsis

A former speed-chess champion struggling with bipolar disorder (Cliff Curtis) takes over as coach of a chess team for at-risk youth, in the inspirational true story of New Zealand chess legend Genesis Potini.

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The Dark HorseDirected byJames Napier Robertson

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Awards & Festivals

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Toronto International Film Festival
2014
International Film Festival Rotterdam
2015 | 2 wins including: Audience Award
San Francisco International Film Festival
2015 | Winner: Best Narrative Feature (Audience Award)
Seattle International Film Festival
2015 | 2 wins including: Best Film

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