Rocky Marciano (film)

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Rocky Marciano
DVD cover of Rocky Marciano.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Charles Winkler
Produced by Rob Cowan
Written by William Nack
Larry Golin
Charles Winkler
Dick Beebe
Starring Jon Favreau
George C. Scott
Judd Hirsch
Penelope Ann Miller
Music by Stanley Clarke
Cinematography Paul Sarossy
Edited by Clayton Halsey
Distributed by MGM
Release date(s) May 15, 1999
Running time 99 min.
Country

USA

Canada
Language English

Rocky Marciano is a 1999 made for TV movie directed by Charles Winkler and presented by MGM. It tells the story of the rise to fame of legendary boxer Rocky Marciano.

Plot[edit]

The film shows Rocco's childhood through his fight with his hero Joe Louis. After the Louis fight it flashes forward to his post career, leading up to his death in a 1969 plane crash.

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards

  • 1999: Won, "Best Cinematography in TV Drama"

Motion Picture Sound Editors

  • 2000: Nominated, "Best Sound Editing - Television Movies and Specials - Effects & Foley"

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