|DURING FEB 1 - APR 08, 2007 MARTIN STREL SWAM 5,268 KMS (3274 MILES) OF THE AMAZON RIVER! HE DEDICATED THE SWIM TO THE PROTECTION OF THE RAINFOREST.
Big River Man Gets Sundance Award
Film critics wrote some great reviews and here are some of them:
"a supersize me of sport", screen international
"a close cousin to werner herzog", variety
"the pivotal figure in the excellent american documentary ´big river man´ from the resourceful young director john maringouin has so much personality it´s a wonder he fits on the screen...", new york times
"...this documentary has a great story behind it...", film threat
"...completing an epic swim of the amazon, and his story is now captivating audiences at the sundance film festival....", afp
"big river man is an enormously entertaining doc that takes a series of unexpected turns, and you should make a point of checking it out", filmmakers magazine
Video Clip (Hero in a Speedo-Live from Sundance 09):
Film is now playing at several festivals around the world and awaiting for theatrical release in United Kingdom on August 07, 2009.