Original title: Magnus Director: Benjamin Ree Screenplay: Benjamin Ree, Linn-Jeanethe Kyed Director of Photography: Magnus Flåto, Benjamin Ree, Øyvind Asbjørnsen Producer: Sigurd Mikal Karoliussen Editor: Perry Eriksen, Martin Stoltz Music: Uno Helmersson Country: Norway Year of production: 2016 Length (min): 76 Language: English, Norwegian Subtitles: Czech, English Sales: Norwegian Film Institute Section: Světla severu Sponsors: Velvyslanectví Norského království, Skandinávský dům, z. s.
The ruling world chess champion won the title at the age of thirteen. The reputation of this unique genius, now twenty-six-year-old Magnus Carlsen, has since surpassed the world of the royal game. The documentary maps the life of the bullied prodigy from Norway who has become a global superstar. A fascinating drama from the highest levels of chess tournaments and an insight into the workings of one of today's most ingenious minds.