The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the Conversations and Presentations lineup for AFI FEST 2016 presented by Audi.
Bleed for This
NAME OF FILM: BLEED FOR THIS
DIRECTOR(S): Ben Younger
STARRING: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarán Hinds, Ted Levine, Jordan Gelber and Amanda Clayton
GENRE: Sports Film
SYNOPSIS: The incredible true story of one of the most inspiring and unlikely comebacks in sports history. Miles Teller (“Whiplash,” “Divergent”) stars as Vinny “The Pazmanian Devil” Pazienza, a local Providence boxer who shot to stardom after winning two world title fights. After a near-fatal car accident leaves Vinny with a broken neck, he is told he may never walk again. Against all odds and doctor’s orders, renowned trainer Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart) agrees to help Vinny return to the ring just a year after the accident for what could be the last fight of his life.
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