MURDERBALL

(STC) 86 min. Frank, funny and brutal, the prizewinner for best documentary at Sundance and the summer movie season’s least likely crowdpleaser, it introduces viewers to the sport of quad rugby and in the process blows apart misconceptions about the disabled. Directors Dana Adam Shapiro and Henry Alex Rubin foreground the stories of three men: star athletes Mark Zupan, his rival Joe Soares, and Keith Cavill, who is not yet a player but just beginning to cope with his injury in a motocross accident. Shapiro and Rubin effectively convey how the sport gives these men a vital outlet for their aggression, thereby helping them establish a sense of control over their bodies and their lives. JA

Review from eye magazine.

In limited release. Please check local listings for more detail.

CARLTON (20 Carlton at College subway)
Fri, Mon-Thu 4:25-7-9:20 Sat-Sun 1:30-4:25-7-9:20

INTERCHANGE 30 (HWY 400 & HWY 7)
Fri-Thu 2:40-4:45-7:10-9:15

KENNEDY COMMONS (33 William Kitchen, Scarborough)
Fri-Thu 2:05-4:30-7:15-9:35    

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