Bobby fischer against the world [videorecording] / a film by Liz Garbus.
Publisher: [United States] : Docurama Films, 2011.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Fischer, Bobby, 1943-2008.
Chess players United States Biography.
Documentary films. lcgft
Biographical films. lcgft
Nonfiction films. lcgft
Notes: Title from sell sheet.
Release date: Dec. 6, 2011.
Summary: Explores the complex life of Bobby Fischer, the troubled genius whose charisma and talent spurred a worldwide fascination with chess: the 'Game of Kings.' Fischer's evolution from isolated child to chess prodigy, global superstar, angry recluse, and fugitive from the law, is a spellbinding story of the making and unmaking of an American icon. Rare archival footage and insightful interviews with those closest to him expand this captivating story of a mastermind's tumultuous rise and fall. Includes bonus features.