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Rose Against the Odds (1991)

The story of Australian Indigenous boxer Lionel Rose from his first amateur boxing matches up until his first title fight in Japan

Director:

John Dixon

Writer:

John Dixon

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Williams Paul Williams ... Lionel Rose
Tony Barry ... Jack Rennie
Kris McQuade ... Shirley Rennie
Steve Jacobs ... Frank Oakes
Telly Savalas ... George Parnassus
Tsurutarô Kataoka Tsurutarô Kataoka ... Fighting Harada
Vikki Blanche Vikki Blanche ... Jenny Oakes
Frankie J. Holden ... Tom Price (as Frank J. Holden)
Rhonda Roberts Rhonda Roberts ... Gina Rose
Lorraine Mafi-Williams Lorraine Mafi-Williams ... Adelaide Rose
Alan Campbell Alan Campbell ... Young Lionel
Jie Pitman Jie Pitman ... Young Michael
David Wirrpunda David Wirrpunda ... Young Ted
Jacinta Stapleton ... Young Jenny
Tim Sullivan Tim Sullivan ... Reporter (as Timothy Sullivan)
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The story of Australian Indigenous boxer Lionel Rose from his first amateur boxing matches up until his first title fight in Japan

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boxing | based on true story | See All (2) »

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

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Soundtracks

The Real Thing
Written by John Young
Performed by Russell Morris
Produced by Ian 'Molly' Meldrum (as Ian Meldrum)
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1991 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Le chemin de la gloire See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia

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