About the film
prison boxer sports politics love
Release Date: December 31, 1997
|Slogan||:||«Love is always worth fighting for.»|
|Production Companies||:||Universal Pictures, Hell's Kitchen Films|
|Producers||:||Arthur Lappin, Jim Sheridan, Nuala Moiselle|
|Writers||:||Terry George, Jim Sheridan|
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.