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The White, The Black

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As you learn how to play chess always remember - your main opponent is not the chess pieces but the one who moves them.

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Awsome ending!

I actually allways think something like this when i play chess! (although mine are more medieval for the time!) Gratz m8


This style is not actually unique - after few frames i understood this movie is from Motherland Russia. And it was perfectly made, really a masterpiece and one of best examples of Soviet cartoon animation.


This movie was profound beyond belief! I can't even begin to explicate it!

Very Unique

This film was very unique and the animations and graphics were of there own style. Very dark, but not to the point where it is out of control. Very intresting characters and the chess theme was a nice idea. The music flowed in very well with each scene. Some humor made the film very sharp. An overall incredibly unique film, with some art worth looking at. Keep up the great artwork, and one in million ideas.

Black or white?

I never got into chess at all (it would just be too freaking hard for me), but I loved this because of the great animation. Everyone had their own style and their own color scheme. I suppose it was intended to have a deeper meaning to it like with moral tales or something. I love how everything in the flash just moves around and the colors contrast each other so well. The little black marks make it look really bad, even with color. It is also a good visualization on religous and political struggles in the Middle Ages.

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4.47 / 5.00

Jul 19, 2006
4:09 AM EDT
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