HTS Moderator , Reviewer
Emotionally powerful, unsentimental drama of a homeless man in downtown L.A.,
built around a subtle and heartbreaking performance by Thomas Haden Church.”
~ Frank Lovece, FILM JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL
Academy Award® Nominees Thomas Haden Church
and Terrence Howard Star in the Powerful Drama
Debuting on Blu-ray™ & DVD November 15
PLANO, TEXAS. (September 26, 2016) – Academy Award® nominees Thomas Haden Church (Best Supporting Actor, Sideways, 2004) and Terrence Howard (Best Actor, Hustle & Flow, 2005) star in CARDBOARD BOXER, a powerful tale of loss, redemption and friendship debuting on Blu-ray™ and DVD November 15 from Well Go USA Entertainment. Church plays Willie, a good man living rough on the dangerous streets of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, who finds himself coerced by two rich teenagers into fighting other homeless men for cash. Stuck in a violent world he doesn’t fully understand; Willie finds solace when he discovers the discarded diary of a troubled young girl. The film also stars Boyd Holbrook (“Narcos”), Rhys Wakefield (Endless Love), Grammy Award® winning musician Macy Gray and David Henrie (“How I Met Your Mother”).
Willie is one of Los Angeles’s many homeless people. One day, a group of rich teens come around offering to pay Willie and his contemporaries to fight each other. Caught up in this violent, underground sport, Willie has only the burnt diary of a little girl to keep him company and provide him with the willingness to push through life.
CARDBOARD BOXER has a runtime of approximately 89 minutes and is not rated.