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Poor Boy's Game R

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Format:  DVD
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: February 19, 2008
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Velocity / Thinkfilm
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround - English
    • Subtitled - English (SDH), Spanish - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Audio Commentary: Clement Virgo - Director
    • Trailers:
      1. Theatrical Trailer
      2. POOR BOY'S Game Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Photo Galleries

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Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh83%

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Total Count: 6

Upright66%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 677
Rating: 4/5 -- A bold script improves this drama about masculinity and bigotry in a small community. It also helps to have a terrific actor like Danny Glover on board. Full Review
Shadows on the Wall
May 3, 2008
[I]ts most powerful scenes involve no jabs or hooks. They are the quiet, almost wordless moments between Danny Glover...and K.C. Collins...
New York Times
Mar 13, 2008
Rating: 2.5/4 -- ...certainly marks a step in the right direction for filmmaker Clement Virgo... Full Review
Reel Film Reviews
Sep 15, 2007
Rating: 3.5/5 -- Poor Boy's Game is a movie built around a boxing match, but its most powerful scenes involve no jabs or hooks.
New York Times
Mar 13, 2008
Rating: 3/4 -- [Director Clement] Virgo and co-writer Chaz Thorne look beyond the usual character arcs, adding fresh and urgent perspective to a socially aware and emotionally intense movie.
Toronto Star
Dec 7, 2007
Rating: 3/5 -- The film does not pull its punches, and though uneven, is compelling.
Jam! Movies
Dec 7, 2007

Product Description:

Danny Glover plays George, the father of a man who was left handicapped after a vicious beating in POOR BOY'S GAME. When George discovers that his son's tormentor, Donnie (Rossif Sutherland), has been released from prison he seeks vengeance, but the pair form an unusual friendship when they meet, leading to some surprising twists in director Clement Virgo's moving tale.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 18,486
  • UPC: 821575557757
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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