The Opponent (2000 film)
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|Directed by||Eugene Jarecki|
|Produced by||Eugene Jarecki|
|Written by||Eugene Jarecki|
|Music by||Vytas Nagisetty|
|Cinematography||Joe Di Gennaro|
|Edited by||Simon Barker|
|Distributed by||Trimark Video|
When Patty Sullivan gets tired of the abuse of her boyfriend, she decides to take boxing lessons to protect herself. During her practices, she gains the attention of fellow boxer, June, and promoter, Fred. They introduce her to Tommy, a trainer that runs a local gym. Tommy takes Patty through a rigorous training program to prepare her for her first professional match.
- Erika Eleniak as Patty Sullivan
- James Colby as Tommy
- Aunjanue Ellis as June
- John Doman as Fred
- Harry O'Reilly as Jack
The film premiered at the AFI Film Festival on October 20, 2000. This was followed the same year by a premier on New York City.