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.
Director: Benjamin Ree
Screenplay: Benjamin Ree, Linn-Jeanethe Kyed
Director of Photography: Magnus Flåto, Benjamin Ree, Øyvind Asbjørnsen
Editor: Perry Eriksen, Martin Stoltz
Music: Uno Helmersson
Producer: Sigurd Mikal Karoliussen
Sales: Norwegian Film Institute
Original title: Magnus
Country: Norway
Year of production: 2016
Length (min): 76
Language: English, Norwegian
Subtitles: Czech, English
Section: Světla severu
Sponsors: Velvyslanectví Norského království, Skandinávský dům, z. s.

With support

Velvyslanectví Norského království
Skandinávský dům, z. s.

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