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Heavy Weight (2016)

When a talented new arrival begins using the local boxing club, Paris, a skilled fighter, is forced into an unexpected struggle with himself. A film about vulnerability in a hyper-masculine world that doesn't allow for it.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Chuku Modu ... Paris
Matt Scott ... Sparing Partner
Dean Christie ... Gerry
Jace Moody ... Connor
Karl Reay ... Tommy
Eddy Elsey Eddy Elsey ... Noah
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matt Britton Matt Britton ... Gym Goer
Edward Firth Edward Firth ... Gym Goer
Chris Geisler Chris Geisler ... Gym Goer
Martin Goena Martin Goena ... Gym Goer
Sam Hemming Sam Hemming ... Gym Goer
Shiv Jalota Shiv Jalota ... Gym Goer (as Shiv Jolota)
Ben Slade Ben Slade ... Gym Goer
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When a talented new arrival begins using the local boxing club, Paris, a skilled fighter, is forced into an unexpected struggle with himself. A film about vulnerability in a hyper-masculine world that doesn't allow for it.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Heavy Weight See more »

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GBP4,000 (estimated)
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Clarendon Work Films See more »
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26 June 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

one of films with a strange purpose - to give questions. not a great story or impressive acting. only a form of if about the rules, expectations and the role of challenges. about appearances. and the right answer. the competition between two boxers. a new one and a star of box hall. the tension. and the last scene. one of the films who propose to imagine the deep essence of relations. and the right way to discover the other. a box story. different by many others. but useful. for this small motif.


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