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- In Berlin Film Festival 1995.
Set in 1958. On an NBC game show, "Twenty-One", a working-class Jewish student remains king of the show for weeks. The show's producers decide to create a new champion by feeding a new contestant, middle-class Charles Van Doren, with the right answers. He becomes a symbol of intellect to students and the nation. Based on a real life incident.