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745 Ratings

Fat City

Directed by John Huston
United States, 1972
Drama, Sport

Synopsis

Billy Tully once had a promising boxing career. Now, at 29, he’s a hopeless drunkard. After sparring at the gym with Ernie, Tully sends the talented hobby boxer to his former trainer Ruben, who arranges a few training bouts, all of which Ernie loses. By then, Tully dares to attempt a comeback…

Synopsis

Billy Tully once had a promising boxing career. Now, at 29, he’s a hopeless drunkard. After sparring at the gym with Ernie, Tully sends the talented hobby boxer to his former trainer Ruben, who arranges a few training bouts, all of which Ernie loses. By then, Tully dares to attempt a comeback…

Fat CityDirected byJohn Huston

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1972
Academy Awards
1973 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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