After a 13-year imprisonment in Hong Kong, a kickboxer challenges the current champion in order to restore his honor.

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After a 13-year imprisonment in Hong Kong, Mong Fu returns to Thailand to discover that his girlfriend had died and had left him a daughter, Ploy. With the help of Sister Mioko, a caretaker for orphans, Fu and Ploy begin the long hard road to know each other. However, a Thai boxing promoter tells the truth about why Fu went to prison. It turns out that Fu, who is a former kickboxer himself, killed a kickboxing champion outside the ring. In an attempt to bring honor back, Fu challenges the current champion in a fight. Meanwhile, a relationship begins to ensue between Fu and Sister Mioko. Written by Ninja01

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An adequate film
25 May 2015 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

An disgraced ex-boxer gets out of prison after serving for thirteen years. He goes back to Thailand to find his sweetheart, only to find her already dead. He has to reconcile his past while building a relationship with a daughter he never knew existed.

"A Fighter's Blues" has a very simple plot, focusing on the life of boxers. It also spends quite a lot of time with the people in the orphanage, to deliver emotional scenes that may conjure tears. I like the fact that many Thai people are cast, and Thai is spoken in some scenes as well, making it more authentic. I am a little lost as to why the orphanage staff is Japanese though, it does feel a little out of place. In summary, "A Fighter's Blues" is an adequate film that combines boxing and emotions.


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