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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 Steve Jacobs ... Frank Oakes
Telly Savalas ... George Parnassus
Tsurutarô Kataoka Tsurutarô Kataoka ... Fighting Harada
Vikki Blanche Vikki Blanche ... Jenny Oakes
Frankie J. Holden 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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Storyline

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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Plot Keywords:

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

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

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Details

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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Technical Specs

Color:

Color (Cinevex)
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Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Pick Me Up On Your Way Down
Written by Harlan Howard
Performed by Lionel Rose
Produced by John Young
Courtesy of Festival Records
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