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Fahim – The Little Chess Prince

Fahim. France. Feature film. 2019. 110 min. Director: Pierre-François Martin-Laval.
Subtitles: Swedish subtitles.
Age rec. 12+

Fahim flees from the unrest in Bangladesh together with his father. They hope that Fahim will be able to develop his talent for chess in France but starting over in a new country isn’t very easy. There is a culture clash as well as language confusion – and it becomes apparent that it takes a lot to impress the sullen chess teacher Sylvain, portrayed by a magnificent Gerard Depardieu.