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’s Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber). 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. Also starring Lily Rabe and Peter Sarsgaard. Directed by Edward Zwick (Defiance, Blood Diamond, The Last Samurai, Glory).
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