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448 Underdog


Video: Underdog

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Overview

Genre

Portrait, Anthropology, Social Issues, and Sports

Synopsis

Portrait of a 31-year-old woman who does Olympic boxing. Glimpses of her training sessions are interwoven with more intimate scenes, while her voice is heard off camera reflecting on her loneliness, fears and lack of self-confidence, and at the same time showing her perseverance, passion and fighting spirit, both in the ring and in everyday life.

Stage

finished

Running time

4 minutes

Links

Official Website

Underdog Official Website

Credits

Melanie Saumure ... Director, Producer, Writer, Editor, Cinematographer

Production Details

Country

Canada

Production years

2007

Locations

Montreal, Canada

Distribution Details

Release year

2007

Festivals

Montreal Underground Film Festival / Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois / Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal / Film Pop Montreal / Festival International du Film de Montréal / Young Cuts Film festival / Mel Hoppeinheim School of Cine

Language

French

Subtitles

English