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Madina Nalwanga Madina Nalwanga
Phiona Mutesi
David Oyelowo David Oyelowo
Robert Katende
Lupita Nyong Lupita Nyong'o
Nakku Harriet
Martin Kabanza Martin Kabanza
Mugabi Brian
Taryn Kyaze Taryn Kyaze
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Ivan Jacobo Ivan Jacobo
Young Richard
Nicolas Levesque Nicolas Levesque
Older Richard
Ronald Ssemaganda Ronald Ssemaganda
Ivan


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William Wheeler William Wheeler
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Queen of Katwe

2 years, 2 months ago at Oct 6 14:55
True emotional uplift is hard to accomplish in the movies, especially in “based on a true story” variations that trend towards easy emotional manipulation and sugary sentimentality. Leave it to a more idiosyncratic director like Mira Nair to take the “child prodigy-made-good-through-sports” story under Disney’s guiding hand and make it feel vibrant, alive, and fresh.   Queen of Katwe ... read more

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1 year, 10 months ago at Feb 11 4:02
Notes:
*I knew just about nothing before watching this.
*All I knew is that it was about chess, who was in it, and that it was made by Disney.
*My main reasons to check this out were my wife and because of Lupita Nyong'o.
*Mira Nair also directed New York, I Love You which I enjoyed.
*I haven't seen anything from William Wheeler, but I have heard of at least one other... read more
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A young girl from Uganda trains to become a world chess champion.
Release date: 30 September 2016
Tags: Drama (1), Biography (1), Chess (1), 2010s (1), 2016 (1)
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BAMF posted a review 1 year, 10 months ago

“Notes:

*I knew just about nothing before watching this.

*All I knew is that it was about chess, who was in it, and that it was made by Disney.

*My main reasons to check this out were my wife and because of Lupita Nyong'o.

*Mira Nair also directed New York, I Love You which I enjoyed.

*I haven't seen anything from William Wheeler, but I have heard of at least one other film of his.

*I always adore these inspirational movies even more so when they are from Disney.

*So now let us see what this has for us.

Pros:

*The newcomers are actually pretty good especially the lead.

*The acting is pretty great from everyone to be honest.

*It takes place in Uganda, but there were similarities I no” read more

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