The Boxer

Ruben van Leer Short film - 2016 - 5 min.

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Opera as a top-level sport. In a fight with himself, tenor and boxer Frank Engel conquers his biggest fear: to let his voice be heard by a large opera audience.

Opera as a top-level sport. In a bout with himself, amateur boxer and tenor in the choir of the National Opera Frank Engel conquers his biggest fear of letting his voice be heard by a large opera audience. Boxing ring and theatre stage fade into one another in this dramatized impression revolving around the real-life main character, featuring a propelling text by street poet Johnny Bang Reilly.

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Netherlands