David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived Review | Daniel Radcliffe’s Stunt Double Gets an Emotional and Inspiring Documentary
David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived is an enthralling HBO documentary that explores the inspiring life of Daniel Radcliffe’s former stuntman. It tackles the incredible highs of David Holmes’ time as one of the most talented young stuntpeople of all time, before delving into the horrific and emotional moment that would change the trajectory of Holmes’ life forever. The first 30 minutes introduces audiences to the amazing talent of an extraordinary passion for his craft. It’s a whimsical, awe-inspiring, and hopeful first act which is soon crushed by a drastic tonal shift after Holmes’ devastating accident. From there, through a painstaking journey of physical therapy, audiences are left with one of the most inspiring journeys through adversary we’ve seen in recent films.