After playing a game of chess with an enigmatic artist, seemingly ordinary 25-year-old Alex discovers that his intellect is rapidly growing. As he becomes plagued by nightmares and the revelation of shocking, suppressed memories about his childhood, a series of strange murders begin occurring. With the help of two physicians, a psychiatrist, and a clergyman, can Alex overcome his demons before they destroy him? Christopher Denham, William Atherton, Olivia Hussey, and Udo Kier star. Director's cut; 84 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; deleted scenes; alternate scenes; featurettes.