Let their vile flesh be seared and blackened, that their spirits might rise free and pure to ascend into the light.
Soon we were in a high desert landscape of bleached rock — a local version of Death Valley, without the searing temperatures.
Cliff Curtis, in a searing, heartfelt acting turn, stars as real-life chess teacher and speed chess champ, Genesis “Gen” Potini.
The filmmakers were aware that there has been almost no effort to dramatize the 1991 proceedings precisely because of the searing emotional effect they had.
Olson, a junior league defenseman with the Chicago Cougars, was hurt during a February game at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates.