15 certificateThe Boxer is a Film programme that first aired in 1997 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Boxer is a 4 star programme

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The Boxer (1997)

Directed by
Jim Sheridan

Powerful drama about an ex-IRA man who returns to Belfast to rebuild his life after 14 years behind bars. He finds his old sweetheart married to his best friend, who is now also imprisoned for terrorism. As he tries to establish a career as a fighter and boxing coach, his old feelings for the woman are rekindled and returned. Friends, family and political players watch their every move, and the threat of sectarian violence looms

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 125 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1997

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: USA/Ireland

Filmed in Colour


Image for Daniel Day-LewisDaniel Day-Lewis...Danny Flynn
Daragh Donnelly...Prison Officer
Frank Coughlan...Prison Officer
Sean Kearns...Prison Officer
Lorraine Pilkington...Bride
Niall Shanahan...Groom
John Wall...Priest
Maria McDermottroe...Betty
Carol Scanlan...Wedding Guest
Kate Perry...Wedding Guest
Andrea Irvine...Wedding Guest
Joan McGarry...Wedding Guest
Theresa McComb...Wedding Guest
Catherine Dunne...Wedding Guest
Kerrie Duggan...Wedding Guest