Bobby Fischer Against the World

"A complex and fascinating portrait of genius wasted."
- James Greenberg, The Hollywood Reporter

Synopsis

BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD is a feature documentary that uses the narrative tension of the 1972 match between Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer to explore the nature of genius, madness, and the game of chess itself. This film tells the stranger-than-fiction story of the rise and fall of an American icon.
Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary|Drama
Running Time: 93 min.
Year: 2011

CREDITS

CAST
Malcolm Gladwell ()
Garry Kasparov ()
Henry Kissinger ()
Bobby Fischer ()
DIRECTED BY
Liz Garbus

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Bobby Fischer. Photo Courtesy of Mongrel Media
Left to Right: Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer. Photo Courtesy of Mongrel Media
Bobby Fischer. Photo Courtesy of Mongrel Media
Director Liz Garbus .Photo Courtesy of Mongrel Media