The Boxer

The Boxer

Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. Fourteen years later, Danny is released from prison and returns to his old working class neighborhood to resume his life as a boxer.

TitleThe Boxer
Release DateDecember 31st, 1997
GenresDrama, Romance
Runtime
DirectorJim Sheridan
WritersTerry George, Jim Sheridan
Production CompaniesUniversal Pictures, Hell's Kitchen Films
Production CountryIreland
Plot Keywordsprison, boxer, sport, politics, love, violence
Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
Danny Flynn
Brian Cox
Brian Cox
Joe Hamill
Emily Watson
Emily Watson
Maggie
Ken Stott
Ken Stott
Ike Weir
Gerard McSorley
Gerard McSorley
Harry
David Hayman
David Hayman
Joe Hamill's Aide
Kenneth Cranham
Kenneth Cranham
Matt MaGuire
Lorraine Pilkington
Lorraine Pilkington
Bride
Eleanor Methven
Eleanor Methven
Patsy
Ciarán Fitzgerald
Ciarán Fitzgerald
Liam
Golpe a la vida
February 19th, 1998
February 20th, 1998
December 31st, 1997