The Pestle


Ep 155: “Rudy”

July 22, 2021

We try our hardest with “Rudy” and discuss:

  • turning a small story into a big story;
  • dramatizing real life, how movie lies can communicate the truth to the viewer;
  • And other such stuff and things and stuff.

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. – Horace, the Roman poet

Notes & References:
Rudy fact vs fiction, and origins – “…A brother of their friend overheard Rudy telling his Notre Dame tale and alerted the filmmakers of the story.”
TV Sports Cameras are Incredible
Average NFL offensive linemen size by decade

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