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Searching for Bobby Fischer [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents ; a Scott Rudin/Mirage production ; producers, Scott Rudin and William Horberg ; director/screenplay, Steven Zaillian.

Rudin, Scott, 1958- (Added Author). Horberg, William. (Added Author). Zaillian, Steven. (Added Author). Mantegna, Joe. (Added Author). Fishburne, Laurence, 1961- (Added Author). Kingsley, Ben. (Added Author). Mirage Productions. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927) (Added Author).
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Hudson (Fontana) JDVD SEARCHING (Text) 39493106795893 Juvenile Video Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792166256
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2000]

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General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Based on the book by Fred Waitzkin.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Conrad L. Hall ; editor, Wayne Wahrman ; music composer, James Horner.
Participant or Performer Note: Joe Mantegna, Laurence Fishburne, Joan Allen, Max Pomeranc, Ben Kingsley, Robert Stephens, David Paymer, William H. Macy, Laura Linney.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: Rated PG.
System Details Note: DVD; Region 1, Dolby Digital, 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround.
Subject: Chess players > United States > Biography.
Fathers and sons > United States > Case studies.
Gifted children > United States.

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