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Louis Cyr - The Strongest Man In The World
by Daniel Roby
Québec, 2013, 130'
in French with English subtitles
International Premiere !
Based on a true story. Louis Cyr, from a poor family in Lowell, decides to take control of his life and become the strongest man in the world. First cheated by a dishonest manager, he and his wife decide to go back to Montreal and start their show. Soon, he will be invited to tour the US... When Louis hears that his daughter wants to start a career in strength shows, he sends her to a boarding school because he doesn't want her to be a 'circus freak' like him.