Monday, 31 August 2009

Cinderella Man


One man's extraordinary fight to save the family he loved.

James J. Braddock (Russell Crowe), dubbed 'Cinderella Man', was a once-promising light heavyweight for whom a string of losses in the ring and a broken right hand became synonymous with the Great Crash. With one good hand, Braddock was forced to labour on the docks of Hoboken, while only his manager (Paul Giamatti) still believed in him, finding fights for Braddock to help support his wife (Renee Zellweger)and children.

One of the sport's oddest couples, the diminutive, loquacious manager and the burly quiet boxer start to stage an impossible comeback. In the span of less than twelve months Braddock gets his shot at heavyweight champion Max Baer (Craig Bierko), renowned for having allegedly killed two men in the ring. As a 10-1 underdog, Braddock carries the hopes and dreams of the desperate Depression-era working class on his shoulders...

Paddy Gonsideine, Bruce McGill, David Huband, Connor Price, Ariel Waller, Patrick Louis.

An excellent movie well acted all round, based on real life story. Russell Crowe is excellent as always. You really should watch this, even if its not your favourite movie you will appreciate the meaning and the struggle of the human life.
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