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Cardboard Boxer (2016)

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A homeless man is recruited by a bunch of rich kids to fight other impoverished people.

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A heart touching story of a home less man, recruited as a cardboard fighter for money. He fell in love with a little girl by reading her diary. See more »

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Rest Of The Night
Written by W. Puscie Jones (as Julian Ashley Mitchell) and Nathan Readey
Performed by The Puscie Jones Revue
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Attempt at tearjerker that doesn't quite make it.
18 September 2016 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Worth watching if for no other reason than its raw depiction of life "on the nickel' this is an unusual film. Its antihero, lured by a mere $50, embarks on a course of action pretty much guaranteed to lead to a falling out with the community. I've heard that the majority of homeless people are suffering from mental problems, and this aspect is played nicely by the actors here. And it is a community; this was the part of the film that surprised me most, the parallel world of the homeless, in which street sex is freely available, $5 gets you a b.j. and pussy costs $5 more. The movie is pretty much plot less, except for a rather unbelievable bolted- on ending that failed to convince me. Still, if you like grit and grime, give it a try.


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