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Pawn Sacrifice

Rated PG-13 114 min. 2015

In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire, whose players have dominated the game for decades. The film chronicles Fisher's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.

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Director: Edward Zwick

Writer: Steven Knight

Producer: Gail Katz, Tobey Maguire and Edward Zwick

Cast: Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard, Liev Schreiber, Michael Stuhlbarg, Lily Rabe and Robin Weigert


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