The Boston marathon drama „Stronger“ has an emotional trailer
David Gordon Green’s biopic „Stronger“ about a man’s journey to recovery right after Boston marathon bombing has an official trailer.
Jake Gyllenhaal plays Jeff Bauman in the upcoming drama Stronger. An ordinary man who was just cheering his then girlfriend while she competed in 2013’s Boston marathon. After the bombings, Jeff’s both legs were amputated and thus began his struggle to walk again and to adjust to the new way of life. The real Jeff Bauman later wrote the book Stronger (along with Bret Witter), and that same book is now turned into a motion picture.
John Pollono penned the script, while Gyllenhaal is credited as a co-producer of the movie. Stronger also has Tatiana Maslany in the role of Erin Hurley (Bauman’s girlfriend), and Miranda Richardson as Patty, Jeff’s mother.
Stronger is scheduled to be released on September 22, 2017, by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions but until then check out the first trailer.
Official synopsis for Stronger:
Stronger is the inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become the symbol of hope following the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Jeff, a 27-year-old, working-class Boston man who was at the marathon to try and win back his ex-girlfriend Erin (Tatiana Maslany). Waiting for her at the finish line when the blast occurs, he loses both his legs in the attack. After regaining consciousness in the hospital, Jeff is able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle has just begun. He tackles months of physical and emotional rehabilitation with the unwavering support of Erin and his family. It is Jeff’s deeply personal account of the heroic journey that tests a family’s bond, defines a community’s pride and inspires his inner courage to overcome devastating adversity. Filled with raw emotion, humanity and humor, Stronger is the inspirational real-life story of the man who became the living embodiment of “Boston Strong.” The film also stars Academy Award® nominee Miranda Richardson and is directed by David Gordon Green.