“Pawn Sacrifice” (Sacrifice the pawn) tells the story of the preparation and the legendary battle for the world championship between Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire), American chess champion and Russian champion Boris Spassky. The duel, which took place in 1972, during the Cold War, was much more than a set of games to win a championship; Proof of this is that captured the attention of everyone.
Title: Pawn Sacrifice
Director: Edward Zwick
Writers: Christopher Wilkinson, Stephen J. Rivele, Steven Knight
Stars: Aiden Lovekamp, Andreas Apergis, Conrad Pla, Evelyne Brochu, Ilia Volok, John Maclaren, Liev Schreiber, Lily Rabe, Michael Stuhlbarg, Peter Sarsgaard, Robin Weigert, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Sophie Nélisse, Tobey Maguire
Production Co: Gail Katz Productions / Material Pictures / MICA Entertainment / PalmStar Entertainment / Saga Film
Country: United States