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331 Ratings

The Set-Up

Directed by Robert Wise
United States, 1949
Film noir


Against all odds, a worn down fading boxer, painstakingly clashes against his driven opponent, firmly refusing to accept the hearsay of a washed up career.

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The Set-Up Directed by Robert Wise

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1949 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography

BAFTA Awards

1950 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

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