Five Time Champion
Five Time Champion (2012)

A young man struggles to make sense of life and love as confusion reigns in his family in this quirky independent comedy from filmmaker Berndt Mader. Julius (Ryan Akin) is a high school student who is obsessed with his science experiments… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 27, 2012
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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

Deliberately small-scale, "Five Time Champion" has tough-minded moments but too often veers toward the sweet and even the treacly.

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

With every landscape cutaway and twinkling note from its xylophone-heavy score, it begs to be taken as a dreamy slice of countryside profundity.

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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice

Rule of thumb: If a movie about how life is messy features someone lecturing about how messy life is, that movie is not nearly messy enough to do justice to life.

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Sara Maria Vizcarrondo
Boxoffice Magazine

It's not just the little film that could, it could be the last honest movie in Texas.

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