A touring, second-rate boxer is chosen to be a sparring partner for the European champion, giving him the chance to hang up his gloves and go back to his beloved family in this gripping portrayal of a beautiful loser.
Mathieu Kassovitz, Olivia Merilahti, Souleymane M'Baye, Billie Blain, Lyes Salem
Unité de Production
Festivals / Awards
2017: Variety Piazza Grande Award, Prix du Public UBS/ Tokyo film festival
Born in 1975 in France, Samuel Jouy began his acting career onstage. On TV, he co-starred in well-known multi season series such as “Ainsi soient-ils”. For the cinema, he appeared in French Blood by Diastéme and will star in Burn Out by Yann Gozlan. Jouy wrote the script for his directorial debut Sparring, which stars Mathieu Kassovitz.