Two Fists, One Heart

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Two Fists, One Heart
Two Fists, One Heart FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Shawn Seet
Produced by David Elfick
Written by Rai Fazio
Starring Daniel Amalm
Ennio Fantastichini
Jessica Marais
Tim Minchin
Cinematography Hugh Miller
Edited by Deborah Peart
Milena Romanin
Distributed by Walt Disney Home Entertainment
HanWay Films (worldwide)
Release dates
  • 2008 (2008) (AFI Film Fest)
  • 19 March 2009 (2009-03-19) (Australia)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Australia
Language English
Italian
Budget $8.5M (which included a $4 million investment from Screen Australia)
Box office $305K

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.[1] 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.

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Reception[edit]

Cinema Autopsy awarded the film 2.5 stars.[2] The film was heavily criticized in the article I'm Here to Save Screen Australia Time and Money,[3] and Screen Australia's CEO Ruth harley expressed disappointed herself in the article Screen Aus reviews Two Fists Failure.[4]

Budget and Box Office[edit]

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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