The Boxer

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Original title The Boxer
Category Drama, Romance
UK Release Date
Production year 1997
Production Country
Directors Jim Sheridan
Cast Emily Watson, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lorraine Pilkington, Brian Cox, Niall Shanahan, John Wall, Maria McDermottroe


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 neighbourhood to resume his life as a boxer.