Jake Gyllenhaal gives a powerful and emotional performance in the new inspiring international trailer for Stronger based on the true life story of Boston Marathon survivor, Jeff Bauman.
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There is no doubt, that Gyllenhaal’s honourable performance is sure to throw him into the awards nomination pots come the end of the year.
Based on the book by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter, Stronger is directed by David Gordon Green and stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson and Clancy Brown and produced by Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michel Litvak, Scott Silver.
Stronger Official Synopsis
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.