The real-life chess champion with mental health problems is such potent bait for actors, and the inspirational…
Cliff Curtis (Genesis)James Rolleston (Mana)Kirk Torrance (Noble)James Napier Robertson (Dave)Miriama McDowell (Sandy)Barry Te Hira (Mutt)Xavier Horan (Jedi)Wayne Hapi (Ariki)Lyel Timu (Rangimarie)Te Ahorangi Retimana-Martin (Rusty)Calae Hignett-Morgan (Piripi)Te Rua Rehu-Martin (Murray)Niwa Whatuira (Michael)Lionel Wellington (Rip)Wesley Broadfoot (Nathan)Tuhoe Isaac (Blood)Sia Trokenheim (Nurse)Andrew Grainger (Clive)
James Napier Robertson
A brilliant but troubled New Zealand chess champion finds purpose by teaching underprivileged children about the rules of chess and life.
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