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Bigger stronger faster* : *the side effects of being American

Author: Christopher BellAlexander BuonoTamsin RawadyJim CzarneckiBrian SingbielAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Magnolia Home Entertainment, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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America is a country that prides itself on the superlative, we are the biggest, strongest, fastest nation in the world. Is it any wonder that so many of our heroes are on performance enhancing drugs? Director Chris Bell combines a mix of pop culture references, a diverse cast from elite athletes to U.S. Congressmen, with an emotional family story to illustrate the image of a "nation on steroids." When you discover  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Sports films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Bell; Alexander Buono; Tamsin Rawady; Jim Czarnecki; Brian Singbiel; David Porter; Magnolia Pictures (Firm); Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 233603474
Language Note: In English with optional Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Credits: Director of photography, Alexander Buono ; editor, Brian Singbiel ; original music by Dave Porter ; animator, Christopher Klonecke.
Performer(s): Hosted by Chris Bell.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 ; enhanced for 16x9 televisions ; dual-layer.
Contents: Special features: Behind the scenes; Deleted scenes.
Responsibility: Magnolia Pictures ; directed by Christopher Bell ; written by Christopher Bell, Alexander Buono, Tamsin Rawady ; producers, Alexander Buono, Tamsin Rawady, Jim Czarnecki ; executive producers, Terrance J. Aarnio, Robert Weiser, Richard Schiffrin.

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America is a country that prides itself on the superlative, we are the biggest, strongest, fastest nation in the world. Is it any wonder that so many of our heroes are on performance enhancing drugs? Director Chris Bell combines a mix of pop culture references, a diverse cast from elite athletes to U.S. Congressmen, with an emotional family story to illustrate the image of a "nation on steroids." When you discover that your heroes have broken the rules, do you follow the rules, or do you follow your heroes?

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