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About the Movie
Professional strongman Stanless Steel---- "The Strongest Man in the World (at Bending Steel and Metal)"-- is the only man alive who can bend a U.S. penny with his fingers. But the world around Stan--- his aging parents, his alcoholic brother, his beautiful announcer/girlfriend, and even Stan himself-- are not so malleable. And what begins as a loveable portrait of a unique outsider soon becomes a deeply universal, funny, and poignant story about people trying to find reshape their lives through the scraps and dented dreams of another time.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 17
- Fresh: 17
- Rotten: 0
- Average Rating: 7.1/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: An outsider tale of unforced rawness and lilting poignancy.
Fresh: By the end, you don't entirely understand either of these people, but you come to understand why they need each other.
Fresh: Strongman is a tantalizing example of the kind of documentary I find engrossing: A film about an unusual person that invites us into the mystery of a human life.
Fresh: A warts-and-all documentary from first-time director Zachary Levy that moves in close and stays there.
Such a great film. Really interesting story and very very well made. Highly recommend!
I had the opportunity to screen this film at a festival and it was amazing. The film took me on such an emotional roller coaster of a journey. I loved it!
Saw a screening of this and it told the sometimes-ugly story of a person you would never get the chance to learn about. Glad to see it coming out here.