May 30, 2008 (Limited)
Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving drugs, language, some sexual content and violent images
In America, we define ourselves in the superlative: we are the biggest, strongest, fastest country in the world. We reward speed, size and above all else: winning – at sport, at business and at war. Metaphorically we are a nation on steroids. Is it any wonder that so many of our heroes are on performance enhancing drugs?
From the producers of "Bowling For Columbine" and "Fahrenheit 9/11" comes a new film that unflinchingly explores our win-at-all-cost...
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Steroid use in America. It's one of the most talked about topics, the subject of scorn and head-shaking, of fallen sports heroes and false home run records. It's a killer, officials say, and it is a growing problem in all levels of athletic events. Yet, are steroids really as big of deal as people say they are? In Bigger, Stronger, Faster*
, Chris Bell explores the steroid problem in his own family, sports and America in general.
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