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DVD Synopsis and information:
fantastic film about chess, a boy and his father and about life. A
young Josh Waitzkin, played brilliantly by Max Pomerac, discovers he has
a talent for playing chess. His father (played by Joe Mantegna) locates
a private teacher for his son, Bruce Pandolfini, played marvelously by
Sir Ben Kingsley. The story then begins the real journey of discovery
for all the principal characters. For Josh's father wants his son to
excel at chess but at what price? The emotion and drama that unfolds is
subtle yet powerful.
This movie has an engrossing story and is
appropriate for the entire family. Laurence Fishburne also gives a great
individual performance as the street wise speed chess expert. All the
character performances come together in a great script to make for a
super movie experience.
The disc itself looks very nice with a clear and clean
anamorphic widescreen presentation. The look of this film does the
actual content justice. A fantastic musical score also accompanies the
film with sweeping and emotional sounds that continuously fill the
movie. The soundtrack is clean and sounds very clear. The direction and
cinematography is steady and excellent throughout. Tension and drama
fill each scene as well as fantastic character work by the actors.
A great family movie full of heart and triumph. This is
a must own family drama that everyone will enjoy.
The onscreen chemistry between Pomeranc, Kingsley
and Fishburne is truly amazing. The innocence portrayed by Pomeranc is
tremendous. You will be surprised at the emotion and drama this movie
delivers. With Fischer's passing in 2008 this movie has a deeper sense
of purpose and understanding. Searching For Bobby Fischer DVD will move you throughout the film.
as a backdrop for drama really works in this film, thanks to the solid
script and performances. With a great story, script and characters you
will lose yourself in this fantastic piece of cinematic magic. Chess and
this boy's love for his father and the game make this movie pure cinema
energy. The film also has a beautiful and majestic look and feel to it.
The movie itself stands strong for a 20 year old film. A great dramatic
achievement on film. After 20 years Searching For Bobby Fischer is
still a marvelous family film.
Bruce wants to teach Josh chess at the highest level
but even he loses sight that Josh is a normal young boy in every other
way, except for his prowess at chess. Josh, Bruce and his dad begin to
learn about each other and the true importance of their relationship
with each other. The character interaction between Ben Kingsley,
Laurence Fishburne, Joe Mantegna and Max Pomeranc is nothing short of
The heart of the film is Max
Pomeranc, he breathes life, sweetness and realism in his part as Josh.
It's easy to see why this has remained such a strong film for the past
20 years. This was Max's first feature film and he steals each scene
that he's in. Each scene delivers powerful emotion and is worthy of
multiple viewings. All the performances and characters are extremely
well written and acted making this a great family film for all to enjoy
again and again. Searching For Bobby Fischer DVD is an excellent film and one you will enjoy again and again.
Searching For Bobby Fischer DVD is a wonderful family drama and has elements of competitive chess and a young boy relating to his father and teacher.
Searching For Bobby Fischer DVD is easily one of the best child prodigy movies ever made. Max Pomeranc gives an amazing child performance in Searching For Bobby Fischer DVD. Searching For Bobby Fischer DVD represents one of the best drama films to come out of the early 90s. This is an incredible story and drama from the early 90s.
Cast & Crew
Actors: Laurence Fishburne, Joe Mantegna, Joan Allen, Ben Kingsley, Max Pomeranc,
Writers: Steven Zaillian
Producers: Scott Rudin, William Horberg
Directors: Steven Zaillian
Video: Widescreen 1.85:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1, ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround, FRENCH: Dolby Digital Surround
Production Year: 1993
Release Date: 7/11/2000
Length: 109 mins
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