Looking Back - The Cinematography of 'Searching for Bobby Fischer' by Mike Best

Though somewhat overlooked when it originally came out in 1993, Searching for Bobby Fischer is a hidden gem of a film featuring stunning cinematography by Conrad Hall. A must-see for anyone interested in photography and cinematography, Searching for Bobby Fischer is a masterclass in lighting and visual storytelling.

As part of a challenge I’ve set myself (and my long-suffering wife), we are looking back each week at one film from American Society of Cinematographer’s list of Milestone Films in Cinematography of the 20th Century. What started as some personal notes for my reference has evolved into a blog post that I’m sharing weekly.

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