Searching for Bobby Fischer
1993
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Director: Steven Zaillian
Cast: Joe Mantegna, Max Pomeranc, Joan Allen, Laurence Fishburne

The Waitzkin family discover that their son Joshua is a chess genius, and decide to exploit the skill. This mediocre drama first preaches against living through your children but then condones it anyway. Based on the book by Fred Waitzkin.