Brooklyn's Greatest

2016
  |  Watch Now: 05/06/2017
  |  116 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Brooklyn's Greatest Film Poster

Synopsis

Drama directed by Paul Borghese and starring William DeMeo, Alec Baldwin and Michael Madsen. Growing up in an Italian neighbourhood of Brooklyn, Anthony Rodriguez (DeMeo) is discriminated against because of his Puerto Rican heritage on his father's side of the family. To make matters worse his father is an abusive alcoholic and Anthony goes through a rough childhood. But when, as a young man, he beats up a paedophile he is taken under the wing of local mob boss Enzo (Madsen) who sees a wealth of boxing talent in Anthony. Anthony goes through intense training to become a boxing superstar and escape from his troubled upbringing.