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  • Release Date: Apr 07, 2000
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 17 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, History
  • Director:Liam McGrath


This is a documentary about two years in the life of Francis Barrett, a talented travelling boxer from a small Irish town. Barrett's life runs like a fairy tale. He qualifies for the Irish Olympic team for Atlanta in 1996 and gets to carry the Irish flag during the ceremony. He wins the first bout and loses the second, but he is already a hero. After the games, he gets married and moves to London. He is tempted to go professional, but he is determined to participate in the Sydney Olympics. But to fulfill...more

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