Frankie is a former boxing manager, who initially refuses to train Maggie due to her gender and age. With her talent and his coaching the spirited young fighter rises through the ranks of women's boxing, the pair form a touching bond in the process.
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2005.
2 videodiscs (ca. 132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
Based upon stories from Rope burns by F.X. Toole.
Disc 2 contains all special features.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2004.
Special features: James Lipton takes on three (roundtable with Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman and moderator James Lipton); Born to fight (examines the parallels of the movie to real-life boxer Lucia Rijker); Producers round 15 (behind the scenes).
Title and credits from container.
Director of photography, Tom Stern ; edited by Joel Cox.
Clint Eastwood, Hillary Swank, Morgan Freeman.
DVD ; widescreen presentation, Dolby digital 5.1 surround; region 1.
For private home use only.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Soundtrack in English or French; subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
Subjects:Assisted suicide -- Drama.
Boxers (Sports) -- Drama.
Boxing -- Drama.
Boxing for women -- Drama.
Boxing managers -- Drama.
Boxing trainers -- Drama.
Interpersonal relations -- Drama.
Quadriplegics -- Drama.
Women athletes -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Eastwood, Clint, 1930-
Lakeshore Entertainment (Firm)
Ruddy Morgan Productions.
Ruddy, Albert S., 1934-
Toole, F. X., 1930- Rope burns. DVD.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Home Video (Firm)