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Free to Play (2014)

Follow three professional video game players as they overcome personal adversity, family pressures, and the realities of life to compete in a $1,000,000 tournament that could change their lives forever.
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Benedict Lim ... Himself
Danil Ishutin ... Himself
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Toby Dawson ... Himself
Pete Grenier ... Himself
Tony Grenier ... Himself
Edwin Leong ... Himself
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Karen Loomis ... Herself
Jon Robinson ... Himself
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Follow three professional video game players as they overcome personal adversity, family pressures, and the realities of life to compete in a $1,000,000 tournament that could change their lives forever.

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One game will change their lives.


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Dota 2 the featured game. Is still running ongoing tournaments the last international grossed over 18 million dollars in total prize pool, and most of that was funded entirely by the Dota 2 community! See more »

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Danil Ishutin: One way to forget about pain is to do something that you will be in completely. So... computer games.
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Incredibly experience
19 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

This movie is basically for everyone who doesn't understand the hype on e-sports to get it, it's seriously amazing, i couldn't have loved the movie more than what we got.

I really loved features from different sections in the e-sports world, from North America to CIS to China each one of those guys had to work hard to achieve what they've achieved. Fear for example has been like 10 years in the e-sport scene and just one couple of weeks ago he got to win his first lan (monster invitational) which i must imagine must feel amazing.

So yeah i'm rating this 10/10 because it's obviously worth the wait, it's an incredibly piece of work and valve and the players (in general) should be proud of this movie.


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