This is the first ever feature film on a legendary strongman. The highest budget ever allocated by theCanadian film agency : $ 9 millions. The movie is based on the biography of Louis Cyr written by Paul Ohl (president of FORTISSIMUS) IN 2005.
A team of 10 researchers spent 4 months going through archives , reviewing more than 500 press clips and dozens of videos featuring SCL Worldchampion Zydrunas Savickas .Antoine Bertrand, casted as Louis Cyr, trained for one full year, putting on 30 pounds of muscles. He stand 1m88 and weighs 125 kg.
Louis Cyr, the strong man is known worldwide Quebec in the late 19th century for his almost super human physical strength. Who never refused a challenge and is never defeated in his country as elsewhere, this man has the power occupies a Hercules size in the collective memory of Quebec. Finally, the dramatic story of Louis Cyr take life as film and it’s nobody else Antoine Bertrand, who will play the famous character.
To give you a taste of the film, click on the link below for a preview.
The movie will be in the cinema at July 2013.
Was he possible the first strongest man ever?
by Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. | ©2013 IronMind