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- Jake Gyllenhaal

Overview - This docudrama recounts the true story of Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal), who lost both of his legs during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. After providing crucial information on the bombers, Bauman faces a long road to recovery and must turn to his family and girlfriend (Tatiana Maslany) for support.  Read more...

 
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Overview

This docudrama recounts the true story of Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal), who lost both of his legs during the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. After providing crucial information on the bombers, Bauman faces a long road to recovery and must turn to his family and girlfriend (Tatiana Maslany) for support. Directed by David Gordon Green.

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  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 119
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 031398275190
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: R (MPAA)
  • Release Date: December 2017

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas
Movies > Biography

Related Keywords:
Psychodrama
Terrorism
Terrorists
Biographical

 
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"Jake Gyllenhaal portrays Jeff Bauman, the young man who became a national rallying point of resistance to terrorism after losing his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings....[STRONGER] gives a great deal of space to the ordeal of learning to accept loss and find meaning in life." - 09/08/2017 Hollywood Reporter


3 stars out of 4 -- "Green’s film subverts its own message about the commodification of tragedy to become something even more remarkable -- a statement on the value of images of survival....[T]his is one of those rare inspirational films that earns its inspiration." - 09/09/2017 RogerEbert.com


"[With] a superb lead performance by Jake Gyllenhaal, whose recent work has been of such a uniformly high caliber that it’s almost easy to overlook, and who tackles this role with every ounce of his usual commitment." - 09/08/2017 Variety


"Gyllenhaal, who’s slowly transformed into one of the most intense actors of his generation, plugs us into this gauntlet of physical and emotional torment." -- Grade: B - 09/20/2017 A.V. Club


"[A] shrewd, sensitive retelling, centered on Jake Gyllenhaal’s fully inhabited performance in the lead role..." - 09/21/2017 Los Angeles Times


3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Based on the bestseller by Bauman and Bret Witter and blessed with a nuanced script by John Pollono, the film makes sure that tears, when they come, are fully earned." - 09/20/2017 Rolling Stone


3 stars out of 5 -- "It’s a survivor’s tale, and one that’s, refreshingly, unafraid to portray that survivor in a negative light when the situations demands it." - 12/06/2017 Empire

 
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