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BEYOND STRENGTH

by Baldvin Zophoníasson

synopsis

The story of Reynir Örn Leósson, who became famous in Iceland in the 70's for being the strongest man in the world. With supernatural strength and his connection to god, Reynir achieved phenomenal things and his world records still stand today. But his harsh childhood shaped him into a man with dark secrets, an abusive alcoholic, desperately trying to get recognition from society all his life.

international title: Beyond Strength
original title: Reynir Sterki: Beyond Strength
country: Iceland
year: 2017
genre: documentary
directed by: Baldvin Zophoníasson
release date: IS 13/10/2017
screenplay: Baldvin Zophoníasson, Birgir Örn Steinarsson
cinematography by: Jóhann Máni Jóhannsson
music: Eberg
producer: Baldvin Zophoníasson
co-producer: Disa Anderiman, Arnbjörg Hafliðadóttir, Heiða Sigrún Pálsdóttir, Hörður Rúnarsson
executive producer: Ólafur Arnalds
production: Zetafilm, Glassriver
distributor: Sena Film
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