Release Date: December 9th, 2011
R|1 hr. 33 min.
Two feuding Irish families resolve their differences through bare-knuckle boxing.
Director: Ian Palmer
Palmer keeps his focus tightly on the families, which makes the movie admirably unpretentious but also incomplete. Nevertheless, the picture has a vibrant central character in James McDonagh, the leading fighter in the clan who begins to question the rites of violence. show more
For all their brutality, the fights are so seductive and exciting that their consequences - the physical and mental toll exacted from the men and their families - sometimes fail to register. show more
With Knuckle, Palmer offers a thorough -- and extraordinarily compelling -- portrait of the Travellers. show more