Netflix has come up with another fabulous documentary movie, “The Speed Cubers”. This documentary revolves around two geniuses, Max Park and Feliks Zemdegs who can solve the Rubik’s cubes very fast. They are the champions in solving Rubik’s cube and this documentary is based on their real tournament of solving Rubik’s cube.
Speedcubing is a sport in which the speedcubers practice a lot and compete to set a record of the shortest time to solve the Rubik’s cube. This American Netflix documentary movie directed by Sue Kim shows how a differently-abled person can show their special talents. This movie is an inspiration to the young generation. Here is everything about “The Speedcubers” including its major casts Max Park and Feliks Zemdegs on whom this documentary is based.
The Speedcubers Release Date
The documentary movie, “The Speedcubers” directed by Sue Kim, is going to be publicly released on Netflix on July 29, 2020. You can watch the trailer here.
The Speedcubers: Cast
The major casts of this documentary are the real geniuses of the Speedcubing world namely Max Park and Feliks Zemdegs. Their real name is used in the movie as it is their life story.
The Speedcubers: Plot
According to the official synopsis by Netflix, it is an emotional, heartfelt, inspiring, and feel-good movie. The 40-minute documentary revolves around the biography of two competitive and genius Rubik’s Cube champions, Feliks Zemdegs and Max Park. the movie shows the friendship of these two rivals and their journey as they claim the top positions among the speedcubers of the world.
The documentary also shows the feelings and candid stories from their parents especially of Max Park who struggled with his diagnosis of Autism. However, they are immensely proud to see the extraordinary talent and cube solving ability of their son.
Max Park Age and Biography
Max Park is an American Rubik’s Cube speed solver. He is an 18-year-old Autistic kid. He was born on 28 November 2001.
Despite being differently-abled, he has proved to be an inspiration by defeating even the talented and older people from MIT and Caltech even when he was just a 10-year-old boy.
There are numerous Guinness World Records set by Max Park. They are listed below:
- Fastest average time to solve a Rubik’s Cube one-handed – 9.42 seconds
- Fastest average time to solve a 4x4x4 Rubik’s Cube – 21.13 seconds
- Fastest time to solve a 4x4x4 Rubik’s Cube – 18.42 seconds
- Fastest average time to solve a 5x5x5 Rubik’s Cube – 42.36 seconds
- Fastest time to solve a 5x5x5 Rubik’s Cube – 37.28 seconds
- Fastest time to solve a 6x6x6 Rubik’s Cube – 1 minute 13.82 seconds
- Fastest average time to solve a 7x7x7 Rubik’s Cube – 1 minute 51.63 seconds
- Fastest time to solve a 7x7x7 Rubik’s Cube – 1 minute 47.89 seconds
- Fastest average time to solve a 6x6x6 Rubik’s Cube – 1 minute 17.1 seconds
Feliks Zemdegs Age and Biography
Feliks Zemdegs is a 24 years old Australian speedcuber. He was born on 20 December 1995 in Melbourne, Australia.
He is the one and the only person to ever win the World Cube Association World Championship twice. Much like max, he also holds several Guinness World Records for speedcubing.
He has set more than 100 Rubik Cube’s records during his speedcubing career. Some of his notable records include Fastest time to solve a Rubik’s Cube-4.22 seconds, the fastest average time to solve a Rubik’s Cube (in competition)-5.80 seconds, Fastest time to solve a Rubik’s Cube one-handed, and many more.
Feliks has not just set records for fastest Rubik Cube solving, but also the record for fastest cube solver blindfolded, multi blind, fewest moves, and one-handed competitions.