Bobby Fischer Against the World Poster

Bobby Fischer Against the World

Release Date: June 6th, 2011

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Liz Garbus examines the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master from his troubled childhood through his rise to fame and his life as a fugitive.

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Genres: Documentary

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  • Liz Garbus' documentary tells the compelling and powerful story of the late chess prodigy. show more

  • Beyond the knights and rooks, Bobby Fischer Against the World tells the story of a Jewish kid raised in Brooklyn who spent his final years in exile as a fulminating anti-Semite and a raving anti-American. show more

  • Note the noticeable uptick in the cleverness of the on-screen graphics or fitfully remember the movie poster's tagline, "His Greatest Match Was in His Mind," and you'll belatedly come around to the jarring downshift into Fischer's latter-day paranoia and anti-Semitism. show more

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