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The Bleeder

Проект “Справжній Рокі (2017)

USA / 2017 / 98’

Director: Philippe Falardeau

Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Naomi Watts

Trailer

Synopsis

Chuck Wepner, the "Bayonne Bleeder," he was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went fifteen rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa (film «Rocky (1976). But before all that, Chuck Wepner was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight when, in 1975, he was chosen to take on The Greatest in a highly publicized title match. It's the beginning of a wild ride through the exhilarating highs and humbling lows of sudden fame – but what happens when your fifteen minutes in the spotlight are up?