A series of brand new clips and a featurette have been released for the remarkable true story Stronger, about the life of Boston bombing survivor Jeff Bauman.
Stronger is out in UK cinemas on 8th December 2017.
Based on the true story from the New York Times best seller, Jake Gyllenhaal stars as the working-class Boston man whose iconic photo from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing captured the hearts of the world.
Stronger is the deeply personal account of the heroic journey that came after that photo – defining a man’s inner courage, a community’s pride, a family’s bond and an unexpectedly tenacious love.
The film follows 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 (Nightcrawler) 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.”
For more on the true story of the Boston attacks, you could also check out Mark Wahlberg’s Patriots Day, which tells the story from the side of the police and detectives tasked with catching the terrorists who carried out the crime.
Stronger is directed by David Gordon Green from a screenplay by John Pollono, based on the book by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter.
Stronger is produced by Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michel Litvak and Scott Silver, and is Executive Produced by Gary Michael Walters, Jeffrey Stott, Anthony Mattero, Nicolas Stern, Riva Marker, Alexander Young, Peter McGuigan.
Check out the new clips and featurette below, and let us know what you think in the comments section.