Diana Nyad

Starring two powerful actresses in their 60s and featuring a promotional poster of them sans glamour, the Netflix bio-flick Nyad is bound to be celebrated by women of a certain age. Annette Bening, in the title role, does all her own strokes playing the famous marathon swimmer and trained for over a year before shooting began. Jodie Foster also got into shape to play Bonnie Stoll, a trainer and former top-ranked professional racquetball player, who is also Nyad’s best friend, coach, and informal shrink. 

But Diana Nyad’s physicality is only half the story.

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Photo: Kimberly French
Courtesy of Netflix

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