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Queen Of Katwe




1 hrs 58 mins

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Release Date

07 Oct 2016 (India)
23 Sep 2016 (WorldWide)

Queen Of Katwe Story

Queen of Katwe is a American biographical sports drama movie directed by Mira Nair from a screenplay by William Wheeler.

Plot Line

Living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. 

Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende's guidance. Her success in local competitions and tournaments opens the door to a bright future and a golden chance to escape from a life of poverty.

The movie starring David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, and Madina Nalwanga; the film depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan chess prodigy from Katwe who becomes a Woman Candidate Master after her performances at World Chess Olympiads.

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