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Searching For Bobby Fischer

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A rare family film that's not afraid to inject conflict and complexity into its images of domestic happiness. Based on the real-life story of chess prodigy Josh Waitzkin, SEARCHING begins with the seven-year-old boy (Max Pomeranc) becoming enthralled by… (more)

Released: 1993

Rating: PG

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Moving story about the relationship between a chess prodigy (Max Pomeranc) and his overbearing father (Joe Mantegna). Bonnie: Joan Allen. Pandolfini: Ben Kingsley. Vinnie: Laurence Fishburne. Poe: Michael Nirenberg. Poe's Teacher: Robert Stephens.

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Joe Mantegna Fred Waitzkin
Joan Allen Bonnie Waitzkin
Ben Kingsley Bruce Pandolfini