Ostracized at her posh new uptown school and shaken by the death of her beloved grandmother, a ten year-old downtown girl finds an unlikely mentor in the form of an irascible chess-master, who uses the game to teach Max lessons in resilience, perseverance, and how to embrace inevitable change.
Grandmothers -- Death -- Drama.
Grief in children -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Garofalo, Janeane, actor.
Macchio, Ralph, actor.
Oppenheimer, Evan, film director.
Ptacek, Fátima, actor.