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Knockout (2000)

Rating:PG-13 (for prizefight violence, language and brief drug content)
Genre:Drama, Action/Adventure
Release Date:February 4, 2000
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Sophia Adella Hernandez, Maria Conchita Alonso, Paul Winfield, Tony Plana, Eduardo Yanez
Director:Lorenzo Doumani
Producer:Lorenzo Doumani, Simone Sheffield
Writer:Lorenzo Doumani, Mark Stevens
Distributor:Independent Artists

Description: In the mean streets of East L.A., a dying mother relays a valuable lesson to her precious 9-year-old daughter, Isabelle; "We shouldn't have to give up the thing we love to be with the one we love. Let your light shine" - a lesson she had learned after her husband gave up his boxing career for his family. Fifteen years later, Belle has a dream of her own: to continue the journey her father began and become a champion. Does this Knock-Out have what it takes to make it in the cold, cruel world of boxing - a world exceedingly dominated by men? In the tradition of Champion, Rocky, and Raging Bull, get ready for boxing's main event!

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