Hands of Stone Review - Showbiz Junkies

Showbiz Junkies: In 1972, Arcel is drawn out of retirement when he’s approached by his friend and colleague, Carlos Eleta (Ruben Blades), to train Roberto Durán (Edgar Ramirez), a tough, cocky, and angry young man who grew up in Panama, struggling to help provide for his family by stealing and fighting. Durán, who distrusts Americans since his American father abandoned the family, is reluctant to work with Arcel. But with the encouragement of Eleta and after Arcel quickly convinces him he still has much to learn about the sport of boxing (including strategy), the two men form an unbeatable team.

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