CRAZY LEGS CONTI: ZEN AND THE ART OF COMPETITIVE EATING
Directed by: Danielle Franco & Chris Kenneally
Starring: Crazy Legs Conti
Release Date: July 24, 2007
Join Crazy Legs as he travels across the country, sharing his insights into the sport of competitive eating, working on his technique, and striving to attain the Zen-like focus and capacity of the great Japanese eating master, Takeru Kobayashi.
He Has The Dream. He Has The Desire. But Does He Have The Stomach?
Crazy Legs Conti is an eccentric New York City window washer, nude model, sperm donor, and huge fan of the annual July 4th hot dog eating competition. When he casually breaks the world oyster eating record in New Orleans, Crazy Legs decides to dedicate himself to fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a professional competitive eater.
Join Crazy Legs as he travels across the country, sharing his insights into the sport of competitive eating, working on his technique, and striving to attain the Zen-like focus and capacity of the great Japanese eating master, Takeru Kobayashi. Will Crazy Legs complete his journey from mere aficionado to professional by avoiding the dreaded “urge contrary to swallowing?” Does he have the eating prowess to ultimately earn a spot at “the Super Bowl of Competitive Eating” – Nathan’s Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest?
- Audio Commentary with Star Crazy Legs Conti and Co-Producer/Directors Chris Kenneally & Danielle Franco
- Left Overs
- Eat NYC
- English: Dolby Digital Stereo
- Closed Captions
- 1.33:1 / 4×3
- 72 Mins.
- Not Rated
- Region Code: 0
NOTES & REVIEWS
“Fits Somewhere Alongside SUPER SIZE ME and INSIDE DEEP THROAT”
– A.O. Scott, The New York Times
“MESMERIZING… Gives New Meaning To The Phrase ‘Intestinal Fortitude!'”
– TV Guide
– The Onion