Bruised

Bruised

Jackie Justice (Halle Berry) is a mixed martial arts fighter who leaves the sport in disgrace. Down on her luck and simmering with rage and regret years after the fight, she’s coaxed into a brutal underground fight by her manager and boyfriend Desi (Adan Canto) and grabs the attention of a fight league promoter (Shamier Anderson) who promises Jackie a life back in the octagon. But the road to redemption becomes unexpectedly personal when Manny (Danny Boyd, Jr.) — the son she gave up as an infant — shows up at her doorstep. BRUISED marks the directorial debut of Academy Award winner Halle Berry and also stars Adriane Lenox, Sheila Atim, Valentina Schevchenko, and Stephen McKinley Henderson in a triumphant story of a fighter who reclaims her power, in and out of the ring, when everyone has counted her out.

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Credits

Director:

  • Halle Berry

Cast:

  • Adan Canto
  • Shamier Anderson
  • Adriane Lenox
  • Stephen McKinley Henderson

Writer:

  • Michelle Rosenfarb

Producers:

  • Ali Jazayeri
  • Anik Decoste
  • Basil Iwanyk
  • Brad Feinstein
  • Brian Pitt
  • Christina Weiss Lurie
  • Compton Ross
  • David Gendron
  • Erica Lee
  • Esther Hornstein
  • Gerard DiNardi
  • Gillian Hormel
  • Guymon Casady
  • Jonathan Fuhrman
  • Linda Gottlieb
  • Mary Aloe
  • Paris Kassidokostas-Latsis
  • Phil Hunt
  • Terry Dougas
  • Tom Harberd

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