Boxing Gym

Boxing Gym

Boxing Gym

Language: English

1 willpower 2 sports, rituals 3 strength and cruelty 4 body and its movements 5 no story, no main characters 6 just one whole, consisting of details 7 director enthralled by practice (soldiers, dancers, athletes) 8 gym offers relationships among different races, genders, ages 9 repeated physical actions: push-ups, jumping rope, lifting weights (meditation) 10 realistically detailed observation of sporting, exercising creates a hypnotic film

20 The director of extraordinarily observational documentaries looks not only at boxing matches, but primarily at efforts at achieving the discipline, speed, and endurance necessary for that decisive blow.

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Festival edition: 2010
Sections: Special Events
Exhibition format: DigiBeta PAL


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