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|Directed by||Jim McBride|
|Produced by||Enrique Posner|
|Written by||Arturo Pérez-Reverte (novel)|
|Music by||Philippe Sarde|
|Edited by||Eva Gardos|
|Distributed by||Ciby 2000|
Julia, an art restorer living in Barcelona, Spain, discovers a painted-over message on a 1471 Flemish masterpiece called La partida de ajedrez (The Chess Game) reading "Qvis Necavit Eqvitem", written in Latin (English: "Who killed the knight?").
With the help of her old friend and father-figure, the flamboyantly homosexual César, who lives at Casa Batlló, and Domenec, a local chess genius Julia found in Park Güell, Julia works to uncover the mystery of a 500-year-old murder. At the same time, however, Julia faces danger of her own, as several people helping her along her search are also murdered.