September 16, 2015
Studio: Bleecker Street
Director: Edward Zwick
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for brief strong language, some sexual content and historical smoking)
Screenwriter: Steven Knight
Starring: Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard, Liev Schreiber, Lily Rabe
Copyright Holder: N/A
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. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, "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.