Stronger

Gyllenhaal, Jake

$24.99 
SKU: 031398275220

UPC 031398275220
Release Date 2017-12-19
Studio Lionsgate
Discs 1
Length 119
Format Color
MPAA Rating R (MPAA)
Synopsis 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.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.[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.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[A] shrewd, sensitive retelling, centered on Jake Gyllenhaal’s fully inhabited performance in the lead role...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.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.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.
Cast Jeanette Scott (Set Decorator)
Michael Brook (Composer)
Dean A. Zupancic (Sound Re-Recording)
David Gordon Green (Director)
Andy Koyama (Sound Re-Recording)
Sean Bobbit (Director of Photography)
Donald J. Mowat (Makeup)
Mariela Comitini (Assistant Director)
Paul Marini (Stunt Coordinator)
David Brooke (Special Makeup Effects)
Rob Fitz (Makeup)
Raul Hernandez (Hairstylist)
Jason Collins (Special Makeup Effects)
Bret Witter (Source Writer)
Bill Wohlken (Post-Production Supervisor)
Sherryn Smith (Makeup)
John Pollono (Screenwriter)
Jeff Bauman (Source Writer)
Juliet Loveland (Makeup)
Benjamin Regan (Special Effects)
Jonathan Asselin (Animation)
Clancy Brown (Star)
Lenny Clarke (Co-Star)
Jake Gyllenhaal (Star)
Judith McIntyre (Co-Star)
Miranda Richardson (Star)
Carlos Sanz (Co-Star)
Anthony Viveiros (Co-Star)
Kate Fitzgerald (Co-Star)
Sean McGuirk (Co-Star)
Jeremiah Kissel (Co-Star)
Tatiana Maslany (Star)
Danny McCarthy (Co-Star)
Frankie Shaw (Co-Star)
Rena Maliszewski (Co-Star)
Jaime FitzSimons (Co-Star)
Nate Richman (Star)
Richard Lane (Co-Star)
Patty O'Neil (Co-Star)
Michelle Forziati (Co-Star)
Karen Scalia (Co-Star)
Jeffrey Kalish (Co-Star)
Cassandra Cato Louis (Co-Star)
Diana Boudreau (Co-Star)
Patricia Ross (Co-Star)
Vinh Doan (Co-Star)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Note: Faith, Hope & Love: Becoming Stronger - An in-depth, Behind-the-Scenes 30-minute featurette Widescreen - 2.39 Audio: DTS HD Master Audio - English Subtitles - English, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.20000
Height 0.50000
Width 5.00000
Depth 7.00000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Drama,Biography
Attribute Includes Digital Copy,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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