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Documentary (2006) 85 minutes ~ Color
This is the story of how the determined Roberto "The Rock" Ortega, battles back from a career ending, industrial injury, for a chance to compete at the World Amateur Championships. Immigrating from Honduras to Canada as a teen, Ortega channels his rare passion and determination, to overcome obstacles, both in and out of the boxing ring.
The New York Golden Gloves has been the birthplace of several notable fighters; Hector Camacho, Mark Breland, and Gery Cooney, among others. Now the talented Kristian "K-Smooth" Vasquez, hopes to join the stellar company by winning his second consecutive New York Golden Gloves. Coming from a fighting Family, Kristian gains added inspiration from his cousin Jay, as they try to become the first cousins to win the Golden Gloves in the same year.
"Corazon", takes you behind the scenes and in the locker room, of the world of amateur boxing at its most raw. The fighters chronicled in this Documentary, demonstrate how sometimes victory isn't earned through physical strength or superior skill, sometimes it is earned with, "CORAZON."
Director: Richard Poche
Writer: Richard Poche
Stars: Pat Barry, Rick Cadilha, Roberto Ortega
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