The real story of Jeff Bauman, one of the victims of the Boston Marathon attack in 2013. While waiting for his ex-girlfriend Erin at the finish line, he loses both legs when the blast occurs. After recovering consciousness at the hospital, Jeff helps the police identify one of the criminals, but his own battle is just beginning. The film portrays months of physical and emotional rehabilitation with the unwavering support of Erin and his family. A deeply personal account and a journey of inner strength to overcome devastating adversities. With Jake Gyllenhaal. Toronto, 2017.
David Gordon Green
Nasceu em 1975, no Arkansas. Seu primeiro filme, George Washington (2000), uma produção independente, ganhou o prêmio Discovery no Festival de Toronto. Seu segundo longa, All the Real Girls (2003), ganhou o prêmio do júri no Sundance Film Festival. Em sua filmografia, destaca-se Segurando as pontas (2008), produzido por Judd Apatow, Sua alteza (2011), Joe (2013), exibido na competição do Festival de Veneza; e Especialista em crise (2015).