Searching For Bobby Fischer

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A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.
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A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

Original Release

08/11/1993

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Cast

Ben Kingsley Bruce Pandolfini
David Paymer Kalev
Joan Allen Bonnie Waitzkin
Joe Mantegna Fred Waitzkin
Laurence Fishburne Vinnie
Max Pomeranc Josh Waitzkin
Michael Nirenberg Jonathan Poe
Robert Stephens Poe's Teacher
Hal Scardino Morgan
Vasek Simek Russian Park Player
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Steven Zaillian

Writers

Steven Zaillian, Fred Waitzkin

Cast

Ben Kingsley Bruce Pandolfini
David Paymer Kalev
Joan Allen Bonnie Waitzkin
Joe Mantegna Fred Waitzkin
Laurence Fishburne Vinnie
Max Pomeranc Josh Waitzkin
Michael Nirenberg Jonathan Poe
Robert Stephens Poe's Teacher
Hal Scardino Morgan
Vasek Simek Russian Park Player
William H. Macy Tunafish Father
Dan Hedaya Tournament Director
Laura Linney School Teacher
Tony Shalhoub Chess Club Member
Anthony Heald Fighting Parent
Steven Randazzo Man of Many Signals
Chelsea Moore Katya Waitzkin
Josh Mostel Chess Club Regular
Josh Kornbluth Chess Club Regular
Austin Pendleton Asa Hoffman

Producers

Sydney Pollack Executive Producer
William Horberg Producer
Scott Rudin Producer
David Wisnievitz Producer

Editors

Wayne Wahrman

1994 Oscar Best Cinematography Nominated
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