R| 2 Hours and 8 Minutes | Drama – Biography
Directed By: David Gordon Green
Written By: John Pollono (screenplay by), Jeff Bauman (based on the book “Stronger” by)
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson
Jeff Bauman loses both of his legs when two bombs explode during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. After regaining consciousness in the hospital, Jeff is able to help law enforcement identify one of the suspects, but his own battle is just beginning. With unwavering support from his family and girlfriend, Bauman embarks on a long and heroic journey to physical and emotional rehabilitation.
Critics Consensus: Stronger rises on the power of its well-chosen ensemble to offer an emotionally resonant fact-based story that transcends inspirational drama clichés.