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3.1
190 Ratings

Searching for Bobby Fischer

Directed by Steven Zaillian
United States, 1993
Drama

Synopsis

This heart-warming film is based on the true story of a young boy who is a chess prodigy and his father, who attempts to walk the fine line between encouraging his son’s talent, and preserving the love they have for each other.

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Searching for Bobby Fischer Directed by Steven Zaillian

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best Cinematography

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

Tokyo International Film Festival

1993 | Winner: Special Jury Prize

1993 | Special Mention

Camerimage

1994 | Winner: Bronze Frog

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