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Bobby Fischer Against the World

Bobby Fischer Against the World
  • 2011
  • US/UK/Iceland
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Liz Garbus

Intriguing documentary about one time chess champion Fischer and his later delusion and madness.

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Bobby Fischer Against The World

21 Jun 20114 stars

Lovingly realised documentary on American chess master

(12A) 93min Bobby Fischer was the greatest of all past chess masters, and certainly the best America has ever had. Like most geniuses, however, Fischer’s life was a bizarre trajectory of success, fame, delusion and ultimately (possibly) madness.

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