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chess chess champion


Release Date: September 09, 2016

Year    :   2016
Slogan    :   «Child. Genius. Champion.»
Genres    :   Documentary
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Director    :   Benjamin Ree
Producers    :   Aage Aaberge, Sigurd Mikal Karoliussen, Øyvind Asbjørnsen
Writers    :   Linn-Jeanethe Kyed, Benjamin Ree, Martin Jøndahl
RunTime    :   76 mins.

From a young age Magnus Carlsen had aspirations of becoming a champion chess player. While many players seek out an intensely rigid environment to hone their skills, Magnus’ brilliance shines brightest when surrounded by his loving and supportive family. Through an extensive amount of archival footage and home movies, director Benjamin Ree reveals this young man’s unusual and rapid trajectory to the pinnacle of the chess world. This film allows the audience to not only peek inside this isolated community but also witness the maturation of a modern genius.

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