Choose Connor
Choose Connor (2008)

A politically savvy 15-year-old learns the true nature of politics after accepting the position of youth campaign spokesman for a determined congressman in the feature directorial debut of 20-year-old actor-turned-director Luke Eberl. When… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 10, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 13, 2009
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John Anderson
Washington Post

It's a film that works through guilelessness and cynicism.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Overlong, obvious and indifferently acted.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Stranger things, no doubt, do happen. But ambitious, intelligent Eberl needed more mature storytelling skills to make Choose Connor seem plausible.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Luke Eberl's Choose Connor is a real stunner, an unusual coming-of-age story that packs a wallop in unexpected ways.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Choose Connor, a jaundiced look at political power and moral turpitude, draws you in by creeping you out.

Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

An upstart thriller about a young man's initiation into politics and life, Choose Connor is not coincidentally getting a theatrical release during an election that will likely mark an old man's exit from both politics and life.

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Ronnie Scheib

Whether or not one buys into pic's vision of government as irreversibly corrupt, the leap from the general to the specific registers as unconvincing at best.

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Anna King
Time Out

For reasons that are unclear, Choose Connor seems to both court relevance and avoid it, lapsing into allegory at inopportune moments.

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John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine

At numerous points, you suspect the low-budget project has been conceived and executed by middle-schoolers.

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