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.
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
18 February 2010 (Portugal)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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