Acquisitions – Indie Films
Beefing Up: FilmBuff Freestyling with “The Strongest Man”
Following in the footsteps of Tangerine and Nasty Baby, there is plenty of valuable loot left untouched from Sundance’s NEXT section. The FilmBuff folks have picked up Kenny Riches’ The Strongest Man and according to Deadline, plans are for them to pop a wheelie and release the odd-ball laugher sometime this summer.
Gist: This is an anxiety-ridden Cuban man who fancies himself the strongest man in the world attempts to recover his most prized possession, a stolen bicycle. On his quest, he finds and loses much more.
Worth Noting: Welcome to Miami….In our Trading Cards series profile, Riches says that is lead character Meatball is “a Miami artist and a real fixture in the city.”
Do We Care?: Major trades dismissed this mischievous little number, but we’re open to checking out this curiosity item.