Saturday, April 12, 2014

Mohammad Ali's Greatest Fight

British director Stephen Frears brings the story behind the scenes of the Supreme Court's ruling in the case against of Ali. At the height of his career, Mohammad Ali refused to go to Vietnam war which not jeopardized his career but also risk prison for his belief when the case went to the Supreme Court whose ground breaking ruling was a milestone. Using archival footage and a stellar cast, Frears delivers a terrific film about a crucial time in US history which is informative as it's entertaining. Christopher Plummer and Frank Langella star along a solid supporting cast. 1001 Films' coverage of films on DVD.

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