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Honnête petit film noir se déroulant dans le milieu de la boxe, considéré par certains comme un chef-d'oeuvre, qui pour notre part, ne nous a guère estourbi... www.cinefiches.com
Kirk Douglas was an extraordinary actor and a powerhouse performer. You can see where Scorsese drew inspiration on how to film fight scenes for Raging Bull from this film.
"For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf? Didn't you hear 'em? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding!"
Highly recommended. Kirk Douglas as Midge Kelly who, uneducated and poor, forced his way to boxing world championship thanks to his thirst for social recognition.