Film of the Day – Stronger


Jake Gylenhall stars in this 2017 biopic following the extraordinary journey of Jeff Bauman from losing both legs, after being injured in the Boston marathon day bombing in April 2013, to being able to walk again. Also featured in the cast; Tatiana Manslany plays Erin Hurley, Jeff’s girlfriend, Mirnanda Richardson as Patty Bauman, Jeff’s mother and Clancy Brown as Jeff Sr., Jeff’s father while David Gordon Green takes the helm as director.

After losing his legs in the boston bombings, Jeff Baumer finds himself beset with adversity and tragedy, struggling to adapt to the loss of his legs and embroiled within a media storm as a result of his mother’s pride which frequently triggers his PTSD. As Bauman finds himself on a slippery downward spiral, trying to balance his social and professional problems, the recounts the inspiring story of his journey back to normality, from his bed-ridden recovery to his first steps.


Stronger – Available on Sky Store as of Monday 9th April.