The platforms AppleTV+ announced that release date his long-awaited film tetris. will arrive March 31, and promises plenty of intrigue, suspense, espionage and piracy as Europe was divided by the Berlin Wall and Iron Curtain. you can see that… Fan in the news opening video.
Surely you know the video game Tetris because everyone has played it. Even those who are not fans of video games. It is possible the most played ever.
The concept of tetris It is the work of Alexey Pázhitnov, a Russian programmer who worked for the Dorodnitsyn computing center of the Soviet Union Academy of Sciences in Moscow.
Alexey Pazhitnov It was inspired by pentominoes, geometric figures made up of five squares connected on the sides that have been used in various board games since Roman times. Pázhitnov used figures with four squares, Tetramino. Merging that word with his favorite sport, tennis, he got the name of the game, tetris.
The first version of tetris it was created by Alexey Pazhitnov To early 80scalled on a computer electronics 60. Since there were no graphics, the pieces and the stage consisted of keyboard letters and symbols:
The game was an instant hit. Everyone who played was enthusiastic. A friend of Pazhitnov, Vadim Gerasimov (who now works at Google) created these IBM PC version, which was pirated and distributed around the world. This is how the game became known all over the world. You can download this first version for PC for free from the Gerasimov website.
In other circumstances, the creators of tetris Today they would be billionaires. But in the 1980s, Russia was called the Soviet Union and was a conglomerate of communist countries in which all created goods or works belonged to the state. So Alexei Pashitnov and companies They would not see a penny for their creation.
And that’s where the Apple TV+ movie begins. 1988 became the Dutch businessman Henry Rogers (played by Taron Egerton) discovers one of them Pirated copies of Tetrisand quickly realizes that trading with it could make you rich.
Henk Rogers risks everything to settle in the Soviet Union and team up with its creator, Alexey Pázhitnov (Nikita Efremov), to get the rights to the game. But back then it was almost impossible to enter Russia, and even more difficult to convince the authorities to cede the rights to a Russian creation to a Westerner.
But as we see tetris has as its leitmotif the discovery of the origins of the most famous game in history, it is actually a mesmerizing thriller that’s about Politics, espionage, corporate treason and other pieces of the puzzle that shouldn’t be revealed to avoid spoilers.
The platforms AppleTV+ will be the premiere March 31 The Movie Tetris of Jon S Bairdwith hyphen from Noah Pink and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: Secret Service, Rocketman) in the title role. He will be joined by Toby Jones, Roger Allam, Ben Miles, Anthony Boyle, Togo Igawa and Moyo Akandé, among others. A very interesting title that we are dying to see. Almost there!