Requiem for a Fighter

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  • 2018
  • 87 hr
  • 4.3  (3,149)

Requiem for a Fighter is a powerful, emotional drama film that tells the story of a retired prize-fighter, who must fight one last time to protect his family and his legacy. The movie was directed by Danny Patrick, and the cast includes Kim Kold, Enn Reitel and Edie Newman. The movie is set in Ireland, and we are introduced to Seán Kelleher (Kim Kold), a former boxing champion, who is now living a quiet life with his wife and daughter, Mary (Edie Newman). Seán is battling with his past and struggling to come to terms with the loss of his brother, Liam, who was also a boxer, and passed away in a tragic accident. He has also left his violent past behind and doesn't want to get involved in any fights anymore.

However, when Seán's daughter, Mary, falls ill and requires surgery, Seán realizes he must return to the ring to earn the money required to pay for her medical bills. He reluctantly agrees to fight but soon finds himself caught up in a web of deceit and manipulation.

At the same time, his old friend and trainer, O'Boyle (Enn Reitel), is trying to convince Seán to fight one last time to restore his reputation as the best fighter in Ireland. Seán initially refuses but after O'Boyle reveals the truth about the future of his family, Seán realizes that he has no other choice but to fight.

As Seán begins the grueling training process, we start to learn more about his past and his relationship with his late brother, Liam. The movie uses flashbacks to show us the events that led to Liam's death and how it has affected Seán's life. The flashbacks provide insight into Seán’s past and how his past choices have led him to where he is today.

As the day of the fight approaches, Seán finds himself in the middle of a dangerous conspiracy, and he must fight not only for his family but also to clear his name and keep his integrity. The titular 'requiem' serves as a metaphor for Seán's fight and his eventual redemption.

The movie is a gripping and emotional tale of a man's inner turmoil and his fight for survival. The film’s cinematography is stunning, with beautiful landscapes and intense boxing scenes that immerse the audience in the story. The performances of the cast members, particularly Kim Kold as Seán, are noteworthy, and they bring a great sense of realism and depth to their roles.

Overall, Requiem for a Fighter is a well-crafted and emotionally resonant film that is worth watching. It's a story about love, sacrifice, redemption and the true meaning of fighting – both inside and outside the ring. The movie will leave you with a powerful message that will stay with you long after the credits roll.

Requiem for a Fighter is a 2018 drama with a runtime of 87 hours. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.3.

Requiem for a Fighter
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  • Runtime
    87 hr
  • IMDB Rating
    4.3  (3,149)