The book The Defence was made into the movie The Luzhin Defence.
Book details for The Defence
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov also wrote Lolita (1955).
Movie details for The Luzhin Defence
The movie was released in 2000 and directed by Marleen Gorris, who also directed Mrs. Dalloway (1997). The Luzhin Defence was produced by Sony Pictures. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.
Actors on this movie include John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson (II), Christopher Thompson, Fabio Sartor, Peter Blythe, Orla Brady, Mark Tandy, Kelly Hunter, Alexander Hunting, Alfredo Pea, Fabio Pasquini, Luigi Petrucci, Carlo Greco, Massimo Sarchielli, Luca Foggiano, Antonio Carli, David Ambrosi and Géza Schramek.