Introduction by freelance film programmer and Depot Restaurant Supervisor Piers Courtney
The story of a middleweight boxer as he rises through ranks to earn his first shot at the middleweight crown and falls in love with a girl from the Bronx.
His inability to express his feelings enters into the ring and eventually takes over his life. He eventually is sent into a downward spiral that costs him everything.
'This savagely authentic film about flawed masculinity is worth seeking out for another viewing' - Wendy Ide, Times
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