Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
Hey Jöns, purely confidential, isn't life quite...?
Jöns: Yes, it is... but don't think about that now.
Blacksmith Plog: It's ludicrous, that's what it is.
During the game of chess played against Death, the table appears incorrectly rotated. According to the rules of chess, the upper right square of a chessboard shall always be black (and not white as seen in the movie). Death and Antonius should know better than to make this mistake.
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