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R| 1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
Noriko seeks an identity of her own after 40 years of marriage to famous boxing artist Ushio Shinohara.

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Director: Zachary Heinzerling

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Radius TWC

Cutie and the Boxer (2013)

Release Date: August 16th, 2013|1 hr. 22 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • This elegant movie never reduces or diminishes its subjects, and leaves us to ponder a remarkable truth - that Ushio and Noriko have an abiding love that four decades of frustration, resentment and rivalry have battered but not extinguished. show more

  • Zachary Heinzerling's feature-length documentary gathers force slowly, but with such wisdom and calm mastery that I found myself stunned, toward the end, by the beautiful vastness of it all. show more

  • Watching Ushio Shinohara and his wife Noriko make their art, we’re reminded of how much life is inside even the most abstract of pieces. show more

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  • January 20, 2014 Beverly Moravsky
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    I saw this at the Sarasota FL film festival and loved it. Heartwarming

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