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Pawn Sacrifice

Drama
1h 51m 2014USAAvailable until 31 December 2021
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Pawn Sacrifice
1h 51m

In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Pawn Sacrifice chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.

languages:
English
subtitles:
English
directors:
Edward Zwick
cast:
Peter Sarsgaard, Sophie Nelisse, Tobey Maguire
advice:
Sexual references and/or sex scenes, Coarse language