Discover the special bond -- and uncommon competitive spirit -- shared by the world's Rubik's Cube-solving record breakers in this documentary.


Sue Kim
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Max Park Max Park ... Self
Feliks Zemdegs ... Self


Speed Cubing, which is the competitive sport of solving a Rubik's Cube in mere seconds, has grown into a worldwide phenomenon in recent years. For nearly a decade in the sport, Feliks Zemdegs from Australia, has reigned unchallenged as the king of cubers, the greatest of all time. That is, until now. The cubing world was stunned when an unknown challenger named Max Park from California took home the Gold medal in 2017 and emerged onto the global stage. Since then, Max's rise to the top has been swift and steady, save for one obstacle in his way: Feliks. The two have been trading wins and world records steadily, neither one able to truly dominate while the other still competes. But rather than developing into a bitter rivalry, Feliks and Max have instead grown their competitive relationship into a tender yet complicated friendship. Max is highly autistic and his family has been using speed cubing as a means of therapy for his nascent social skills and emotional development. They would ...

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A story about autism
11 February 2021 | by pope-33175See all my reviews

This is mostly a story about the the Autistic child Max, who became the worst best speedcuber, and his friendship/ the mentorship of Feliks, the former world champion. I was a bit disappointed, but the documentary is not bad. The speed cubing world and competitions are just the setting for the story about Max. Shows that when used right, autism is a skillset that can be used to make world records.

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