A deeply human portrait of a boxer with the heart of a lion who refused to give up, in and outside of the ring. This documentary follows the fighter's life from a child who was taught how to hate, to a father who learned how to love.
Hit. Not get hit. Live to hit and not get hit another day.
18 February 2010 (Portugal)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Did You Know?
The director edited a short titled "After the Fight' (2010), based on this film and materials collected during its production, including b&w still memorabilia photos and TV broadcast fights, and interviews with members of Ring 8 (New York Boxing Association), namely Bobby Bartels, Bobby Cassidy Jr.', Zetna Fuentes
, Lenny Mangiapane
, Tonny DiBiaggio, Emily Griffith, Gerry Cooney
, Joe Micheli, Larry Holmess, Vito Antuofermo
, and Jackie Tonawanda. That short's premiere was at Cinemateca Portuguesa, Lisbon (Portugal), during a cycle of films on Boxing, June 23, 2010, and then shown non stop during the month of July. It has not been commercially released yet. (August 1, 2010) See more