The inspiring story of an orphan girl who becomes a chess prodigy, fighting against men who think a woman is an interloper.
J.D. Salinger’s story begins in 1939 J.D. Salinger & his mentoring by Whit Burnett through his WW 2 trauma & his novel Catcher in the Rye leading to fame, but fame brings problems leading him to become a recluse.
When a new hi-tech race car beats Lightning & he crashes, he drops out of racing for repairs & to consult with old mentors while dealing with a new trainer, discovering along the way new priorities that plave his desire to win in a new perspective.
I’m giving this Nicholas Cage movie 5 stars. To read the entire review, click the movie’s title here.