Jose Torres II

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Jose Torres II

Jose Torres II

Release Date: March 04, 1965

Year    :   1965
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Genres    :   Documentary
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Director    :   Hiroshi Teshigahara
Producers    :   Tetsu Aoyagi
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RunTime    :   58 mins.

This is the sequel to Jose Torres (1959), the portrayal of Puerto Rican boxer Jose Torres, who won a silver medal in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. We follow Torres from his training in preparation to challenge world lightweight champion Willie Pastrano, to the match and Torres’ victory in 1965. The contrast between the nervous Torres before the match, filmed in painstaking detail, and the first round, filmed in one shot, is striking.

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