35mm - colour
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The movie deals with the story of Michele, who finds, thanks to boxing, an alternative to a crime life. The boxing represents the metaphor of the salvation. During his journey, from the abyss of Caserta’s outskirts, crossing clandestine rings’ hell in Berlin, Michele becomes a man. Based on extraordinary tale by Roberto Saviano, the director Giuseppe Gagliardi, with a neorealist touch, tells how the Camorra dominates the territory and the lives whose grow up in the South of Italy.