Big River Man

  • 2008
  • Movie
  • Documentary

If ever a subject were tailor-made for a documentary, the life of endurance swimmer Martin Strel is it. By now, the tale is well known and publicized: how Strel, a middle-aged, overweight, and out-of-shape Slovenian with a desperate love of alcohol (he consumes an average of two bottles of wine per day), insisted on becoming the first man to swim the full...read more

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01:46 — The trailer for Big River Man. A film like no other, Big River Man is the story of Martin Strel, the World record holding endurance swimmer, and his i (more…)

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  • Released: 2008
  • Review: If ever a subject were tailor-made for a documentary, the life of endurance swimmer Martin Strel is it. By now, the tale is well known and publicized: how Strel, a middle-aged, overweight, and out-of-shape Slovenian with a desperate love of alcohol (he con… (more)

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