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Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story (2017)

Charged with 2400 volts of electricity, Eduardo Garcia lost an arm, ribs, muscle mass and nearly his life, but more important than what he lost is what he found.

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Phillip Baribeau
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6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Eduardo Garcia Eduardo Garcia ... Self
Jennifer Jane Jennifer Jane ... Self
Manuel Garcia Manuel Garcia ... Self
Eugenio Garcia Eugenio Garcia ... Self
Kathie Garcia Kathie Garcia ... Self
Indra Fanuzzi Indra Fanuzzi ... Self
Corinne Jane Corinne Jane ... Self
Ranga Perera Ranga Perera ... Self
Willie Stewart Willie Stewart ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amalia Cochran Amalia Cochran ... Self
Sam Hazen Sam Hazen ... Self
Macjulian Lang Macjulian Lang ... Self
Stephen E. Morris Stephen E. Morris ... Self
Daphne Perry Daphne Perry ... Self
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Chef Eduardo Garcia went for a hike in the beautiful backcountry of Montana. Literally shocked when he touched a dead bear with his knife, he survived the 2400V jolt and walked out alive. Nearly two dozen surgeries take his left hand, four ribs, and significant muscle mass from his torso, legs, arms, and scalp. Despite all his loss, Eduardo says he would never go back. Charged tells Eduardo's journey from getting up off the forest floor to becoming the man he is today.

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Survival is just the beginning.


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TV-PG

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Trivia

The New York Wild Film Festival announced that Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story will receive the 2018 Best Wild Spirit Award at the festival. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer Jane: Despite everything, you love who you love.
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Soundtracks

When I Grow Up
Performed by First Aid Kit
Written by Written by Karin Dreijer (as Karin Elisabeth Dreijer Anderson)
Courtesy of Wichita Recordings Ltd.
By arrangement with Mixtape Music
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Truly inspiring documentary!!
23 November 2019 | by jcstevegigsSee all my reviews

I'm shocked to see some reviewers giving this a 2 rating. One person even called him arrogant!!! Eduardo is pure inspiration! I was moved to tears. It made me think of my life and how unappreciative I am of the gifts I was given. Eduardo is an awesome guy and I wish I could meet him someday and shake his hook. The production is top notch. Great music. Well told story. Even the side stories about his father, girlfriend and family are touching and interesting. Do yourself a favor and watch this...and then challenge yourself to life your life with Eduardo's passion and energy!!!


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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2017 (USA) See more »

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Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Bozeman, Montana, USA See more »

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Gross USA:

$15,920

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,920
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