On The Ropes

The harsh lives of three aspiring boxers who train at NYC's Bed-Stuy Boxing Center are woven together in this powerful documentary by Nanette Burstein and Brett Morgan. The movie's calm center is middle-aged trainer Harry Keitt, a long-time resident of the notoriously tough and poverty-stricken Brooklyn neighborhood called Bedford-Stuyvesant. An ex-con...read more

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  • Released: 1999
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: The harsh lives of three aspiring boxers who train at NYC's Bed-Stuy Boxing Center are woven together in this powerful documentary by Nanette Burstein and Brett Morgan. The movie's calm center is middle-aged trainer Harry Keitt, a long-time resident of th… (more)

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