Racing Dreams
Racing Dreams (2010)

Racing Dreams follows three kids during a pivotal, career-making or breaking year, who dream of one day racing in NASCAR.Academy Award nominated director, Marshall Curry (Street Fight), takes us into the lives of Annabeth (11 years old),… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 21, 2010
DVD Release Date: November 1, 2010
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Curry's impressionable, charismatic young subjects are impossible not to care about.

Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

Curry documents the huge pressure placed on these children not only to succeed on the track, but to raise the money needed to continue.

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Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Tweens in Go-Karts race for glory in lively docu.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

That said, Racing Dreams is one of the rare documentaries you leave wishing it was a little bit longer.

David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

The journey is thrilling -- even if, on some level, you know that these kids are going in circles.

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Jeremy Heilman

It's impossible to watch these kids struggle in their daily life and not have some rooting interest in their on-track success.

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Eric Hynes
Time Out

Marshall Curry's sleek documentary captures the second-hand thrill of watching tweens hurtle at 70 mph around a blacktop, as it follows three potential superkarters over the course of a single season.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

For casual race fans, Racing Dreams is a real eye-opener. And it's a darned entertaining way to get a handle on a sport that can seem like a bunch of cars doing circles for a crowd that seems most interested in seeing that next epic wreck.

Perri Nemiroff

NASCAR enthusiast or not, it's a universally touching and charming film with the power to capture the heart of any viewer.

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