Magnus (2016)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Release Date - Nov 18, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |   Countries - Norway  |  
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Norwegian documentary filmmaker Benjamin Ree profiles Magnus Carlsen, tracing his journey from a bullied, introverted 13-year-old boy to a World Chess Champion. The use of home movies and archival footage reveals a unique coming-of-age story combined with a narrative about a boy determined to succeed in his chosen field.