The Crash Reel

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Released 2013

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Director:
Lucy Walker
Released:
2013
Rating:
TV-14
The epic rise and life-changing fall of snowboarder Kevin Pearce are viewed through 20 years of astounding action and verite footage in this documentary. This moving, dramatic film delivers an exhilarating ride through the life of the U.S. snowboarding champion as he endures a near-fatal accident and later as he longs to compete again despite suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury.

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  • 80

    The Hollywood Reporter Justin Lowe

    With a keen sense of the thrills of snowboarding, a cultivated understanding of the demands of the pro circuit and genuine compassion for the casualties of the sport, Walker's part...

  • 80

    The Guardian Henry Barnes

    A crash reel – a greatest hits of a boarder's most dramatic falls – is meant to entertain. But Walker takes the cheap thrills of the format and flips it painfully on its head.

  • 80

    Los Angeles Times Robert Abele

    The Crash Reel asks pointed questions about hazard, reward and consequence, forcing us to look anew at the rush attached to so many high-stakes sports.

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Documentary, Sports