Searching for Bobby Fischer

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Josh Waitzkin's family discovers that he possesses a gift for chess and they seek to nurture it. They hire a strict instructor, Bruce Pandolfini, who aims to teach the boy to be as aggressive as chess legend Bobby Fischer. Josh is also heavily influenced by Vinnie, a Fast chess hustling whom he meets in Washington Square Park. The two coaches differ greatly in their approaches to chess, and Pandolfini is upset that Josh continues to adopt the methods of Vinnie.

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  • Movie ID 9538
  • Status Released
  • Released United States of America August 11, 1993
  • Runtime 110 minutes
  • Genres Drama
  • Directors Steven Zaillian
  • Writers Steven Zaillian
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Original Language English
  • Spoken Languages English
  • Studio Paramount Pictures
  • Production Company Mirage Enterprises
  • Production Countries United States of America
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Box Office Worldwide $7,266,383
  • Award Nominations Academy Awards, Cinematography, 1994
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