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The Set-Up

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Directed by Robert Wise
United States, 1949
Film noir, Sport, Crime

Synopsis

Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson’s pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match.

Synopsis

Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson’s pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match.

Trailer
The Set-Up Directed byRobert Wise

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1949 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography
BAFTA Awards
1950 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

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