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Fat City

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
7.27 /10
Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges , Susan Tyrrell
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Directed by: John Huston
Written by: Leonard Gardner from his own novel

Released: 1972
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: US
Length: 96


Two boxers struggle to make a living: one is on his way up (Jeff Bridges), the other is in decline (Stacy Keach).

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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John Huston was a boxer in his youth, and it shows in this truthful, gripping, atmospheric film. Bridges is outstanding, and the film’s quite moving about the minimal expectations of its characters. The big drawbacks are the disjointed plot and its consistently depressing tone.

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