The Real Bruce Pandolfini
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Check out the scene early in the movie where young Josh is playing in the park against Lawrence Fishburne. Ben Kingsley is watching from a distance and a man says plainly, "Young Fischer!"
The man who says this is the real life Bruce Pandolfini.
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The Real Josh Waitzkin
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In Searching for Bobby Fischer, after the scene in which Josh's father (Fred Waitzkin) brings the trophies Josh has won into Josh's room, his father takes him back to Washington Square to play chess against the wishes of his coach,
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In the scene in which Josh loses the first round chess match, the girl who beats him is played by the real life Josh Waitzkin's younger sister.
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