The Boxer (1997)

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Set in modern day Belfast, about a former-IRA member, who, after serving a 14 year prison sentence, tries to revive his boxing career. His relationship with a former girlfriend, now married to his best friend - an imprisoned IRA supporter, and the continuing conflict threaten to destroy his hopes.

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