Searching for Bobby Fischer
First screened in May 1999; most recently screened in August 2011
Director: Steven Zaillian. Cast: Max Pomeranc, Joe Mantegna, Ben Kingsley, Joan Allen, Laurence Fishburne, David Paymer, Kevin Pollak, Hal Scardino, Michael Nirenberg, William H. Macy, Robert Stephens, Laura Linney, Dan Hedaya, Chelsea Moore, Austin Pendleton, Tony Shalhoub. Screenplay: Steven Zaillian (based on the book by Fred Waitzkin).
Twitter Capsule: Nearly note perfect, a smart, adult, subtly crafted tale of kids and parents living up to each other

Photo © 1993 Paramount Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Cinematography: Conrad L. Hall

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