Josh Waitzkin is a seven year old, gifted for chess. It could be the new Bobby Fischer, was unusual champion in 1972 Josh is a normal guy, and likes to play with kids his age. But his father, sports writer, takes very seriously the gift of his son. And the kid goes to play with 'geeks' in the park, have a tutor, superexperto Pandolfini, who will put the bar too high.
An exciting and tender film, worth in every way. Through the innocent eyes of a child, the film describes the pressure from parents and teachers to give as much of himself, and also raises the limits of childhood and the front shock the world this game, with competitive world of adults. Very well told, with brilliant performances and a pace that keeps the tension without forcing the viewer. Stresses the epic tone and the virtues of the protagonist kid.
If you want to see a "formidable and exciting" movie (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), a film "to enjoy and to fall in love" (Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times), look no further: you've found Searching For Bobby Fischer
An exciting film for all audiences, beautifully played! ">
Rita Kempley, The Wasington Post
Production year: 1993
- EAN-13 8414906437822