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Published On: Mon, Feb 24th, 2014

Manny Pacquiao movie, ‘Manny’ , narrated by Liam Neeson, opens in Philippine cinemas March 12

The long awaited movie, “Manny”, a documentary film about Filipino boxing sensation and congressman Manny Pacquiao is set to open  in Philippine cinemas nationwide on March 12, 2014.

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According to the official Manny Pacquiao movie Facebook page, the film narrated by Academy Award nominee Liam Neeson, “MANNY” chronicles the untold story of Manny Pacquiao– from his impoverished childhood years in war-torn Mindanao, his struggle to survive in Manila by working in construction sites and warehouses after running away from home at the age of 14– to his dramatic rise as a ten-time boxing world champion.

WATCH: The Official Manny Pacquiao Movie Trailer

The synopsis of the film is as follows:

From abject poverty to becoming a ten time boxing world champion, congressman, and international icon, Manny Pacquiao is the true definition of a Cinderella-man story.

In the Philippines, he first entered the ring as a sixteen year old weighing ninety-eight pounds with the goal of earning money to feed his family. Now, almost twenty-years later, when he fights, the country of 100 million people comes to a complete standstill to watch. The army and the rebels cease-fire. There are no cars in the street. There is zero crime. An entire country becomes united.

Regarded for his ability to bring people together, Pacquiao entered the political arena in 2010. As history’s first boxing congressman, Pacquiao now fights for his people both inside and outside of the ring. Now at the height of his career, he is faced with maneuvering an unscrupulous sport and maintaining his political duties, while still supporting his family and sustaining a personal life. The question now is, what bridge is too far for Manny Pacquiao to cross?

The film will make it’s global debut at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas (March 7-15).

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The movie, directed by Ryan Moore and Leon Gast, also stars  Mark Wahlberg, Jeremy Piven, Jimmy Kimmel, Freddie Roach, Alex Ariza, Buboy Fernandez, Evander Holyfield.

The “Manny” official website

 

 

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  1. Luisito says:

    NOUGH IS ENOUGH I AM DONE DEFENDING MAYWEATHER.!!
    Mayweather used to have the boxing world in the palm of his hand.. he became spoiled, he became hard to deal with. he became a Diva. THEN, Manny Pacquiao Came to the picture Stole his Thunder… Became Better than him and messed up his place in boxing history…Hence, the immediate anger of Floyd against Pacquiao… Hence, all the bad mouthing , all the discrediting , all the downplaying of Pacquiao’s achievements.

    Floyd’s reaction to Pacquiao’s Success was Envy. His damage control solution is to discredit Pacquiao as much as possible while avoiding to fight him as well.
    ( hence, the sudden racist rants. hence, the childish tantrums, all negative about Pacquiao) and people have take notice of that.

    Floyd’s Hates the attention Pacquiao gets in America… Floyd Hates he is overshadowed by a foreigner in his own country.

    American Boxing icons, experts and legends who confirms Mayweather is scared of Manny Pacquiao.
    1) Mike Tyson
    2) Roy jones jr
    3) Larry Holmes
    4) Marvin hagler
    5) Bert sugar – greatest boxing historian
    6) Michael Wilbon – espn
    7) sugar Ray Leonard
    8) Tim Bradley
    9) Oscar dela Hoya
    10) 50 cent – Boxing Promoter and best friend
    11) Max Ledermann
    12) Larry Merchant
    13) Stephen A Smith -Converted Die hard Fan.
    16) Evander Holyfield
    17) Skip Bayless
    18) so much more….

    Now, show me anyone. or any list of boxing experts more credible than this. saying Floyd is NOT afraid to face the Greatest……America is known to be the home of the brave.. Then this fagg0t coward Mayweather came along and spoiled it for everyone..

    1)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5pQbWKd4Vc
    2)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg1eB2XC4fg
    3)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si5wVxxwkJg
    4)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voM6azyglsA
    5)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWXoAZTikMg
    6)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_7k4-hFqAo
    7)http://www.boxingnews24.com/2013/12/floyd-mayweather-jr-manny-pacquiao-can-have-the-belt/

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