Two Fists, One Heart
|Two Fists, One Heart|
|Directed by||Shawn Seet|
|Produced by||David Elfick|
|Written by||Rai Fazio|
|Edited by||Deborah Peart
|Distributed by||Walt Disney Home Entertainment
HanWay Films (worldwide)
|Budget||$8.5M (which included a $4 million investment from Screen Australia)|
Two Fists, One Heart is an 2008 Australian drama film directed by Shawn Seet and written by Rai Fazio, and is based on Fazio's own life growing up. The film is set and was shot in Perth, Western Australia. The film follows Anthony Argo, an Italian Australian boxer whose Sicilian father/trainer wants Anthony to pursue boxing but he forsakes it when he meets Kate and perceives differently than his father the violence in the sport. She is a girl from the other side of the tracks. But Anthony reconsiders when his father's boxing student quits; Anthony begins to train much more than before in preparation for the biggest fight of his life.
- Daniel Amalm as Anthony Argo
- Ennio Fantastichini as Joe Argo
- Jessica Marais as Kate
- Rai Fazio as Nico
- Tim Minchin as Tom
- Nicole Trunfio as Jessica
Cinema Autopsy awarded the film 2.5 stars. The film was heavily criticized in the article I'm Here to Save Screen Australia Time and Money, and Screen Australia's CEO Ruth harley expressed disappointed herself in the article Screen Aus reviews Two Fists Failure.
Budget and Box Office
Two Fists, One Heart cost $8,500,000 (which included a $4 million investment from Screen Australia) and made $305,300.
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