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The Game

 
Director : Marcin Janiec
Screenplay : Marcin Janiec
Year of production : 2011
Running time : 5 min

synopsis
Somewhere between life and death a thrilling chess match takes place. The stake is high -­‐ a gateway to the world of living. And the judge is someone you would definitely not like to meet...

idea
Thoughts about the passing of time and the inevitability of fate, which question beliefs – they usually come to mind in tough and crucial circumstances. „This is a movie about a man, who would not have agreed with death” says Marcin Janiec, director of The Game.

inspirations
Ingmar Bergman, "Seventh Seal"
Jan Kochanowski, epigrams
Salvador Dali, "Burning Giraffe"
Jacek Malczewski, "Thanatos"
Rembrandt van Rijn, "The Anatomy Lesson of dr. Nicolaes Tulp"
Mel Gibson, "Braveheart"
Pixar Animation Studio, "Geri's game"
Gyorgy Ligeti, "Requiem"

 

  
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