Described as the real story behind the myth of American icon Robert ‘Evel’ Knievel and his legacy, director Daniel Junge tries to reconcile the icon with the flawed man.  Junge describes the film as a “rumanation on the nature of stardom and heroism.”  Johnny Knoxville, a producer on the documentary, relates the impact that Knievel had on his life and career,  “I didn’t really understand who or what he was in real life, but he was this super-sized personality—almost this indestructible human doll because of the things he did.”

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