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- Summary: Strongman is a cinema verité documentary about Stanless Steel, The Strongest Man in the World at Bending Steel and Metal. Told with the kind of intimacy that can only be achieved with years of filming, Strongman follows the dreams and heartbreaking humanity of Stanless Steel—the only man alialive who can bend a penny with his fingers—as he struggles to gain control of a world that seems constantly out of his grasp. Strongman is a film about faith, about believing in yourself and a film about never giving up. It is a film about weakness and a film about strength. (No Props, Inc.)… Expand
- Director: Zachary Levy
- Genre(s): Documentary
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90Though filming his hulking hero off and on for nine long years, he (Levy) has created a work that feels remarkably out of time, a snapshot of a man - and a relationship - running in circles.
60To use carnival lingo: Thrilling? Not quite; since Levi's film has no clear goal for Stan to reach. Spectacular? Truth be told, those skeptical of Stan's abilities may still walk out as nonbelievers. Fascinating? Absolutely, because if you take time to listen, everyone's life is a three-ring circus.