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Rocky Marciano (film)

Rocky Marciano is a 1999 television film directed by Charles Winkler and presented by MGM.[1] It tells the story of the rise to fame of legendary boxer Rocky Marciano.

Rocky Marciano
DVD cover of Rocky Marciano.jpg
DVD cover
GenreBiography
Drama
Sport
Written byWilliam Nack
Larry Golin
Charles Winkler
Dick Beebe
Directed byCharles Winkler
StarringJon Favreau
George C. Scott
Judd Hirsch
Penelope Ann Miller
Music byStanley Clarke
Country of originUnited States
Canada
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Rob Cowan
Nicholas J. Gray (supervising producer)
CinematographyPaul Sarossy
Editor(s)Clayton Halsey
Running time99 minutes
Production company(s)Winkler Films
DistributorMGM
Release
Original release
  • May 15, 1999 (1999-05-15)

PlotEdit

The film shows Rocco's childhood through his fight with his hero Joe Louis. After the Louis fight it flashes forward to his post career, leading up to his death in a 1969 plane crash.

CastEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards

  • 1999: Won, "Best Cinematography in TV Drama"

Motion Picture Sound Editors

  • 2000: Nominated, "Best Sound Editing - Television Movies and Specials - Effects & Foley"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rocky Marciano". The New York Times.

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