James Franco stars in the just-released 127 Hours (playing limited, but expect it to expand quickly) and is quite convincing as Aron Ralston, the mountain climber who became trapped under a boulder and who resorted to some desperate measures in order to survive. The gruesome challenges Franco undergoes are so convincing that early showings of the film have caused over a dozen audience members to faint, according to Newsweek…apparently, stark realism is just too much for some to handle. Said the report, between 13 and 16 people fainted, two reportedly became lightheaded, and three had seizures (!)
'127 Hours' Causes People to Pass Out? You Betcha!
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