Two Fists, One Heart
Two Fists, One Heart is a 2008 Australian drama film directed by Shawn Seet and written by Rai Fazio, and is based on Fazio's own life growing up. The film is set and was shot in Perth, Western Australia. The film follows Anthony Argo, an Italian Australian boxer whose Sicilian father/trainer wants Anthony to pursue boxing but he forsakes it when he meets Kate and perceives differently than his father the violence in the sport. She is a girl from the other side of the tracks. But Anthony reconsiders when his father's boxing student quits; Anthony begins to train much more than before in preparation for the biggest fight of his life.
|Two Fists, One Heart|
|Directed by||Shawn Seet|
|Produced by||David Elfick|
|Written by||Rai Fazio|
|Edited by||Deborah Peart|
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Home Entertainment|
HanWay Films (worldwide)
|Budget||$8.5M (which included a $4 million investment from Screen Australia)|
Cinema Autopsy awarded the film 2.5 stars. The film was heavily criticized in the article I'm Here to Save Screen Australia Time and Money, and Screen Australia's CEO Ruth Harley expressed disappointment in the article "Screen Aus reviews Two Fists Failure".
Budget and Box OfficeEdit
Two Fists, One Heart cost $8,500,000 (which included a $4 million investment from Screen Australia) and made $305,300.
- Two Fists One Heart world premiere