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The story of Fahim Mohammad, world junior chess champion, born in Bangladesh in 2000, and currently playing in France.


Thibault Vanhulle (scenario), Philippe Elno (scenario) | 4 more credits »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Assad Ahmed Assad Ahmed ... Fahim Mohammad
Gérard Depardieu ... Sylvain Charpentier
Mizanur Rahaman Mizanur Rahaman ... Nura
Isabelle Nanty ... Mathilde
Sarah Touffic Othman-Schmitt Sarah Touffic Othman-Schmitt ... Luna
Victor Herroux Victor Herroux ... Louis
Tiago Toubi Tiago Toubi ... Max
Alexandre Naud Alexandre Naud ... Alex
Pierre Gommé Pierre Gommé ... Eliot
Axel Keravec Axel Keravec ... Dufard
Didier Flamand Didier Flamand ... Fressin
Pierre-François Martin-Laval ... Peroni
Sabrina Uddin Sabrina Uddin ... Mahamuda
Mougdo Mishti Das Mougdo Mishti Das ... Soeur Fahim
Tapati Munsi Tapati Munsi ... Grand-mère Fahim (as Tapati Munshi)


The story of Fahim Mohammad, world junior chess champion, born in Bangladesh in 2000, and currently playing in France.

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A Touching Story
19 October 2019 | by maximetuloupSee all my reviews

A father leaves Bangladesh with his son Fahim, a chess enthusiast to introduce him to the French Master of this discipline and allow him to fulfill his dream even if the truth is much darker. Fahim is a film inspired by a true story, a story that highlights our humanity, but also the big problems of our society. The characters of the film are very touching, Assad Ahmed who is rather bluffing in the role of the little Fahim but also his father played by Mizanur Rahaman who delivers a delivery of a great sensitivity. Isabelle Nanty is always so friendly and I do not think I need to explain why Gerard Depardieu is a monstrous actor. Fahim is not a great risk-taking and even chess games are filmed with simplicity, but we let ourselves be carried away by this story which takes its main strength in its relation to the real facts. And it's a good thing.

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French | Bengali

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16 October 2019 (France) See more »

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Das Wunder Von Marseille See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France


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