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Running Time: 104 mins.
Genre: Drama, Foreign, Sports

Cast:

Rossif Sutherland

Flex Alexander

Danny Glover

Laura Regan

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Summary:
Released from prison after serving ten years for pummeling his opponent to the point of inflicting severe brain damage, working class pugilist Donnie Rose finds his efforts to start life anew complicated by simmering racism and long-suppressed vengeance. In the aftermath of Donnie's notorious bout with aspiring boxer Charlie Carvery, racial tensions in Halifax, Nova Scotia sharply divided the community between black and white. During his sentence Donnie not only honed his boxing skills to near perfection, but he also entered into a furtive affair with his black cellmate - a fact which he struggles to keep from his deeply prejudiced brother Keith. Though Charlie's vengeful father George has l... Full Summary >>