Bobby Fischer Against the World


Genres: Biography, Documentary, Drama

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About Bobby Fischer Against the World

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One of the most enigmatic of 20th-century personalities, Bobby Fischer rose to fame as a world-champion child chess prodigy who later found himself embroiled in Cold War era politics. Filmmaker Liz Garbus reveals the dark side of his fame, exploring the phenom's descent into loneliness, despair and life on the lam. Interviews with people who were close to the legend and rare archival footage provide insights into his character.

Cast: Bobby Fischer

Director: Liz Garbus

Release Year: 2010

Length: 93 minutes

Rating: NR

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