Based on a truestoryof a woman who lost more than 50 pounds en route to running the marathon, BRITTANYRUNSAMARATHONis incredibly inspiring and a real-life ROCKY story for our times. Its writer-director, Paul Downs Colaizzo, wisely ties together the many issues that poor self-worth can affects.
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What is Brittany runs a marathon about?
Lights, camera, marathon! The new film Brittany Runs A Marathon tells the tale of Brittany, a fast-witted, twenty-something party girl living in NYC who doesn’t feel so hot about her direction in life…or about herself.
Is there a real Brittany in’Marathon Woman’?
What’s even more incredible about this uplifting film is that it’s actually based on a true story. That’s right, there’s a real Brittany-and she’s just as inspiring, funny, and badass IRL. Here’s everything you need to know about the leading lady of this marathon success story. (Warning: Spoilers ahead.)
Does Brittany O’Neill run marathons?
Brittany O鈥橬eill with director Paul Downs Colaizzo and actor and comedian Jillian Bell at the Brittany Runs a Marathon premiere during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. She set her sights on the 2012 New York City Marathon, and, after missing out on the race lottery, raised enough money to earn a charity bib.
What happened to Brittany Murphy in real life?
Brittany suffered from an even worse injury IRL. In the film, Brittany realizes she’s injured after running a half marathon. She’s diagnosed with a stress fracture, and forced to (somewhat comically) walk around with an air cast.