Movie Recommendations: #70

Cinderella Man(2005)

Director: Ron Howard

Starring: Russell Crowe, Renee Zellweger,Paul Giamatti.

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Cinderella Man is a biographical drama film based on the life of heavyweight champion James Braddock, whose nickname inspired the title of the film.

During the Great Depression,former boxer Braddock is working as a manual labourer after breaking his hand in a fight.After a stroke of luck pits him against World No.2 Corn Griffin, Braddock sets out to bring back his glory days, and provide for his family.

Cinderella Man is a sports drama film filled with inspiring and heart-rending scenes. Paul Giamatti was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Braddock’s manager and friend Joe Gould. The film was also nominated for Best Editing.

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