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Saviours
(DVD)

DIRECTED BY - Liam Nolan, Ross Whitaker


This observational documentary interweaves the roller-coaster fortunes of three young boxers over an 18-month period as they strive to make the most of their lives, both inside and outside of the ring. SAVIOURS follows Abdul, an asylum seeker from Ghana, whose toughest fight lies outside the ring as he battles to stay in Ireland. Dean, a local lad from the flats fights to overcome injury in order to fulfill his goal of winning an Olympic gold. And Darren, a young man of Irish-Caribbean parentage and the clubs best talent, struggles to choose between boxing and his university studies.

 

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Film Info

RUNTIME - 80 minutes

RATING - Not Rated

YEAR - 2007

COUNTRY - Ireland

LANGUAGE - English

SUBTITLES - English

CAST  
Dean Murphy Himself
Abdul Hussain Himself
Darren Sutherland Himself

Director

Liam Nolan

Director

Ross Whitaker

Producer

Liam Nolan

Producer

Ross Whitaker

Editor

Bob Caldwell

Cinematographer

Liam Nolan

Cinematographer

Ross Whitaker

Press

"Packs as much of a punch as Champ, Raging Bull an all the Rocky films put together

- Irish Times

"Saviours represents the best in bare-bones, small-scale filmmaking..."

-Chicago Tribune

Saviours is a small miracle... this year's Once.

 

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