Pawn Sacrifice

Pawn Sacrifice

Director: Edward Zwick, Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard, Liev Schreiber

Cast: Edward Zwick, Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard, Liev Schreiber

     
 

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This fascinating drama highlights the life and career of chess champ Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire). Based on a true story, the film chronicles the 1972 World Chess Championship where Fischer, who is American, battled Russia's Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber) at the height of the Cold War. The film also captures Fischer's rise from a Brooklyn boy to a chess prodigy and

Overview

This fascinating drama highlights the life and career of chess champ Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire). Based on a true story, the film chronicles the 1972 World Chess Championship where Fischer, who is American, battled Russia's Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber) at the height of the Cold War. The film also captures Fischer's rise from a Brooklyn boy to a chess prodigy and his frightening battle between genius and madness. Directed by Edward Zwick (Blood Diamond, The Last Samurai) Cast includes Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Lily Rabe and Robin Weigert. ~ Jennifer Lackman

Product Details

Release Date:
12/22/2015
UPC:
0025192258756
Original Release:
2014
Rating:
PG-13
Source:
Universal Studios
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:56:00
Sales rank:
1,320

Special Features

Bobby Fischer, The Cold War and the Match of the Century

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tobey Maguire Bobby Fischer
Peter Sarsgaard Father Bill Lombardy
Liev Schreiber Boris Spassky
Michael Stuhlbarg Paul Marshall
Lily Rabe Joan Fischer
Robin Weigert Regina Fischer
Edward Zinoviev Efrian Geller
Alexandre Gorchkov Livo Nei
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick Teenage Bobby Fischer
Aiden Lovekamp Young Bobby Fischer
Sophie Nelisse Young Joan Fischer
Evelyne Brochu Donna
Conrad Pla Carmine Nigro
Vitali Makarov Ivanovich
Brett Watson Lothar Schmid
Igor Ovadis Russian Bookstore Owner
Bobo Vian Bookstore Owner's Wife
Shawn Campbell Cyril
Kathryn Nolan Maria
Joe Cobden Motel Clerk
Brent Skagford Businessman (Motel)
John MacLaren US Charge d'Affaire Tremblay
Jonathan Dubsky Tremblay's Aide
Mark Slacke Icelandic Journalist #1
Yanick Bousquet Foreign Reporter #1 (French)
Shanugasunder Chetty Foreign Reporter #2 (East Indian)
Mohsen ElGharbi Foreign Reporter #3 (Dutch)
Andrew Peplowski ABC News Anchor
David Pryde 50's Reporter
Roc Lafortune Official (Soviet Accres.)
Vito DeFilippo Russian Opponent (Bulgaria 1967)
Basil McKenna Kissing Man
Ellen David Party Guest #1 (Fischer Apt.)
Rosa Ruby Kagan Party Guest #2 (Fischer Apt.)
Arthur Holden Party Guest #3 (Fischer Apt.)
Richard Jutras Referee - Santa Monica
Al Goulem Reporter #1 (Vancouver)
Carlo Mestroni Reporter #2 (Vancouver)
Spiro Malandrakis Reporter
Glen Bowser Bus Driver
Zach Fraser Long Haired Hippy
Raphael Grosz-Harvey Donald Byrne
Alexandra VanLoon Joan's Daughter
Sam Stone Customer - Diner
Matt Keys JFK Airport Journalist
Ilia Volok KGB Guy
Edward Yankie President Nixon
Al Vandecruys Arbiter - Bulgaria
Christopher DeCourcy-Ireland BBC Anchor
Olga Martchenko Woman Speaking Russian
Al Dubois NBC Reporter
François Cote Marshall Heavy
Marco Verdoni Joan's Husband
François Ducharme Bent Larsen
Ivan Freud Reefer Man
Maurice Demers President Brezhnev
Stephen Walters Reporter
Norman Roy FBI Agent

Technical Credits
Edward Zwick Director,Producer
Renee April Costumes/Costume Designer
Caroline Aquin Makeup Special Effects
Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson Camera Operator
Louis Craig Special Effects Supervisor
William R. Dean Sound Editor
Kris Fense Sound/Sound Designer
Kevin Scott Frakes Executive Producer
Isabelle Guay Production Designer
Arni Bjorn Helgason Executive Producer
James Newton Howard Score Composer
Dale Armin Johnson Executive Producer
Rannveig Jonsdottir Asst. Director
Gail Katz Producer
Kathy Kelso Makeup
Andrea Kenyon Casting
Steven Knight Original Story
Steve Knight Screenwriter
Carl Kouri Asst. Director
Aron Bermann Magnusson Art Director
Tobey Maguire Producer
Louis Marion Sound Mixer
Julie B. May Executive Producer
Glenn P. Murray Executive Producer
Lee Orloff Sound Mixer
Jean-Pierre Paquet Art Director
Robert Parle Art Director
Josette Perotta Executive Producer
Matthew Plouffe Co-producer
Sigurgeir Porarson Production Manager
Stephen J. Rivele Executive Producer,Original Story
Steven Rosenblum Editor
Steven Rosenblum Musical Direction/Supervision
Vickie Thomas Casting
Randi Wells Casting
Christopher Wilkinson Executive Producer,Original Story
Bradford Young Cinematographer
Allan Zaleski Sound Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Pawn Sacrifice
1. Scene 1 [6:39]
2. Scene 2 [3:54]
3. Scene 3 [4:40]
4. Scene 4 [4:47]
5. Scene 5 [5:58]
6. Scene 6 [5:13]
7. Scene 7 [7:38]
8. Scene 8 [6:29]
9. Scene 9 [5:35]
10. Scene 10 [4:47]
11. Scene 11 [3:13]
12. Scene 12 [:33]
13. Scene 13 [7:26]
14. Scene 14 [3:46]
15. Scene 15 [7:17]
16. Scene 16 [4:45]
17. Scene 17 [6:55]
18. Scene 18 [5:19]
19. Scene 19 [4:07]
20. Scene 20 [8:57]
21. Scene 21 [7:28]

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