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Pawn Sacrifice

Biographical drama. Growing up in Brooklyn, the son of an expatriot Russian single mother Bobby Fischer lives for chess, winning all his junior matches. His dreams are of being the youngest ever world champion. To do this, he needs to beat the Russian masters and his own increasing paranoia.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Last on

Sat 23 Jan 2021 23:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:06

    Art Blakey

    Along Came Betty

  • 00:11

    Carl Perkins

    Matchbox

  • 00:29

    Al Green

    It Ain't No Fun To Me

  • 00:56

    Jefferson Airplane

    White Rabbit

  • 01:39

    City of Prague Philharmonic / Raine

    Powder

Credits

Role Contributor
Joan Fischer Lily Rabe
Regina Fischer Robin Weigert
Director Edward Zwick
Bobby Fischer Tobey Maguire
Paul Marshall Michael Stuhlbarg
Father Bill Lombardy Peter Sarsgaard
Boris Spassky Liev Schreiber
Writer Steven Knight

Broadcasts