SYNOPSIS

Pawn Sacrifice. 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.


TRAILER


RELEASE DATE

August 13, 2017

DIRECTOR

Edward Zwick

WRITER

Steven Knight, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson (screenplay)

COMPANY

Entertainment One

GENRE

Biography, Drama

CERT

12A

RUNTIME

116 minutes