Magnus

Showing Until Thu 19 Jan

Magnus
Director
Benjamin Ree
Country of origin and year
Norway 2016
Format
Digital
Duration
78 minutes
Certificate
Rated U - Contains very mild bad language.
Cast
Documentary.

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Norway's Magnus Carlsen is regarded as the "Mozart of Chess" for his skill in blending learned tactics with remarkable creativity and intuition. Memorised moves and calculated probabilities can carry a chess player extremely far, but Magnus' journey eventually proves that there can be other elements of the game, ones that are impossible to measure or calculate. Through an extensive amount of archival footage and home movies, director Benjamin Ree reveals this young man's fascinating, unusual and rapid trajectory to the top of the chess rankings.

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