From Jay and Mark Duplass, the writer/directors of the Sundance hits "The Puffy Chair," "Cyrus" and the upcoming "Jeff Who Lives at Home" comes "The Do-Deca-Pentathlon," the story of two grown brothers who secretly compete in a homemade Olympics during a family reunion. When their fierce and disruptive competition is uncovered, the brothers must choose between their passion for beating the hell out of each other and the greater good of the family.
- Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
- Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass
- Mark Kelly, Steve Zissis, Jennifer Lafleur, Julie Vorus, Reid Williams
Although very funny, this film taps into a primal male competitiveness whose force outweighs reason and common sense.Stephen Holden, New York Times, 07.05.2012
These movie guys specialize in snapping vignettes of human inconsistency - no fancy lighting required.Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly, 07.04.2012
Do-Deca is a stripped-down examination of male relationships and identity crisis. It's as if someone picked up a bromance and shook the dumb bits out.Mary F. Pols, TIME Magazine, 07.05.2012
A decent idea for an episode of "Everybody Loves Raymond," "The Do-Deca-Pentathlon" falls short as a movie.Kyle Smith, New York Post, 07.05.2012