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A Jewish woman from Detroit who became a boxing manager, guiding several major careers. This film focuses on her relationship with one boxer (Epps), who's reportedly a composite of several including Toney, McKart and Hearns. Kallen eventually left her husband of 30 years, and moved to Los Angeles, becoming the commissioner of the International Female Boxers Association... Written by
This movie has been described as a cross between a boxing film and a chic flic. Some women can't stomach boxing films and many men really loathe chic flics. Nevertheless, if you can overcome your aversion to one or the other this movie can be quite entertaining. Even though they are few and far between, I like boxing movies, and I thought the fight scenes in this movie were pretty good. Lots of stereotypes in this film, of course, but then that's what most boxing movies are all about. Good versus evil and - at least in this one - maybe even men versus women. Anyway, it's not high art
just a pretty good movie.
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