MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 204,972 this week

Jose Torres (1959)

 -  Documentary | Short
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 35 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 191 titles
created 16 Mar 2011
 
a list of 47 titles
created 24 Dec 2012
 
a list of 3884 titles
created 16 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 161 titles
created 25 Apr 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Jose Torres" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Jose Torres (1959)

Jose Torres (1959) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jose Torres.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
José Torres ...
Himself
Hisashi Igawa ...
Narrator
Sen Yano ...
Narrator
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Short

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Jose Torres II (1965) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Boxing haiku
22 April 2009 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

The story is that a budding Japanese filmmaker flew to the US with just a 16mm camera to record a life in the day of Puerto Rican boxer Jose Torres, silver medalist three years before in Melbourne. This is while he was still puzzling about sculpted cinematic narrative, what his father had been doing with flower arrangements.

The actual story is that there is no story.

We have just a few visual brushstrokes, with only some of them about boxing. The form is raw, embraces spontaneity and imperfection. We spend a lot of time in recollection, be it in training or kicking back afterwards with a game of cards.

Normally, a thing like this would lead up to the 'big fight'. It culminates here with the sight of the deserted boxing ring after, the floor strewn with ticket stubs and upturned plastic cups.

There is nothing more here than a few days lived, a little bit of time unspooled. You can't afford to miss this if you want to know Teshigahara.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Jose Torres (1959) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?