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.
The main character's name, Antonius Block, is only ever spoken twice in the entire movie.
Who will take care care of that child? Is it the angels or God or Satan or the emptiness? The emptiness, Sire?
Antonius Block: It can't be so!
When Death tries to restore the ruined positions of the chess pieces we can see that the king has been damaged, but in the following last move the king is whole again.
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