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Aro Recommended Requiem for a Heavyweight


USA 1962,
Dir. Ralph Nelson
Genres: Drama

Topics: Sport.


Aroview: Anthony Quinn puts on an astonishing performance in this outstanding drama about a once promising but now washed-up boxer who struggles to see a life beyond the ring, even after his fight doctor refuses to certify him due to life threatening injuries.

From a teleplay by Rod Serling, who brings multiple levels to the story, exploring the corruption of managers, promoters and bookies, and the attempts of social worker Julie Harris to find this broken man a post-boxing career. Muhammad Ali appears as an opponent.

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DVD Features

Blu-Ray Double Feature includes "The Harder They Fall" (1949).


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