Ringside is a dramatized documentary about a boxer preparing for the last fight of his life which turns out to be a fight with himself, too. It is about the life of a boxer, the fierce ... See full summary »

Director:

Arto Halonen

Writer:

Arto Halonen (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tarmo Uusivirta Tarmo Uusivirta ... Himself
Mikko Saarikko Mikko Saarikko ... Tarmo as a boy
Tuomas Petelius Tuomas Petelius ... Boy
Lauri Ahonen Lauri Ahonen ... Boy
Simo Rantalainen Simo Rantalainen ... Himself - Manager
Aarno Luoma Aarno Luoma ... Himself - Coach
Hannu Haapasalmi Hannu Haapasalmi ... Himself - Trainer
Tarja Harju Tarja Harju ... Herself - Girlfriend
Heikki Valajärvi Heikki Valajärvi ... Reporter
Kari Vihinen Kari Vihinen ... Himself - Radio Commentator
Kirsi Markkanen Kirsi Markkanen
Arto Halonen
Risto Laasonen Risto Laasonen
Heikki Innanen Heikki Innanen
Tazu Ovaska Tazu Ovaska ... (as Jari Ovaska)
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Ringside is a dramatized documentary about a boxer preparing for the last fight of his life which turns out to be a fight with himself, too. It is about the life of a boxer, the fierce ambition and the madness of it all, and the strange beauty that is also a part of it. After drifting to a verge of suicide in his private life, the hero has found new happiness, and this determines the way of this last fight. At he most crucial moment of his career he decides that life is more important, after all. Visually, this is not ordinary sports documentary but a skillful compilation of flashbacks of the ring and the boxer's dreams and visions. In a frank look at his life, the man talks to the camera in a way that helps the viewer understand the mystery behind sport. The story turns around the 1991 European Championships in London , where the boxer decides to throw the towels in. Written by Tatato

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

25 September 1992 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Ringside - viimeinen erä See more »

Filming Locations:

Jyväskylä, Finland See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Art Films Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Money For Nothing
Written by Mark Knopfler and Sting
Performed by Dire Straits
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