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Risen (2010)

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This documentary traces the triumphant life story of Howard Winstone, a man who at age 29 became a boxing champion, even though years earlier he had lost part of three fingers in an accident.

Cast

Stuart Brennan
as Howard Winstone
Erik Morales
as Vicente Saldivar
John Noble
as Eddie Thomas
Shane Richie
as Mike Barrett
Simon Phillips
as Mickey Duff
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All trousers, no mouth.

May 13, 2011 | Full Review…
Little White Lies

Unfortunately the film doesn't quite get to grips with it on anything other than a superficial level, seemingly too charmed by the polite, respectful lead character to get down and dirty with any bigger issues, so punches are pulled in the drama.

May 12, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The re-creation of the 1960s backdrop on a tight budget sadly never allows the director to unleash the epic sweep this against-the-odds yarn really requires.

May 12, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Radio Times

KO -ed by a flabby screenplay and lacking the money to do justice to the '60s setting, director Neil Jones falls back on clever tricks - like using an HD Glove Cam - but fails to punch above his weight.

May 11, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Total Film

Stodgy fare that eulogises the man rather than delving deeply into his compelling life.

May 9, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Empire Magazine

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