Residing in Ireland, the Travellers are a traditionally nomadic ethnic group with their own customs and a deep sense of clan pride, despite being interrelated by marriage within their small population. When conflicts arise, arguments are often settled through ritualized, bare-knuckle fighting.
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An uncompromising look at the bare-knuckle feuds between Irish traveler clans. The gritty, violent battles are captured in an unwaveringly realistic fashion and all the participants are, despite the violence, very sincere and good-natured. A very intriguing project that was 12 years in the making.
As you get deeper and deeper into Knuckle, the fighting becomes secondary as the confusing familial relations between the clans comes to the forefront and shows you just how absurd all the fighting really is and how little it takes to start a clan war. Go see this one with a quickness.