MAGNUS

By Benjamin Ree

FACTS

Title: MAGNUS
Original title: MAGNUS
Director: Benjamin Ree
Cast: Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, Viswanathan Anand
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 75 min
Language: English
Additional Languages: Norwegian
Country of origin: Norway
Scriptwriter: Linn Jeanthe Kyed
Cinematographer: Magnus Fl├ąto, Benjamin Ree
Editor: Perry Eriksen, Martin Stoltz
Production Company: Moskus Film AS
Producers: Sigurd Mikal Karoliussen
Production year: 2015
Budget EUR: 1.0M
Film status: Internationally Premiered

In 2004, when Magnus was 13 years old he made a decision: He would become the World Chess Champion. The coming-of-age story unfolds as we follow the prodigy battling his way through the ranks of chess, with personal sacrifices, special friendships and a caring family. MAGNUS is a character driven drama that is bound to engage the non-chess players, as well as the over 600 million people who play chess all over the world.

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Festival overview

Helsinki Love and Anarchy
2016-09-15

Moscow International Film Festival, Russia
2016-06-23