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God Loves the Fighter

God Loves the Fighter

CHARLIE IS A young man seeking to make ends meet on the streets of Port of Spain. Reluctantly, he takes a job from a gang leader as assistant to a drug courier. This is how he meets Dinah, a prostitute, who works for the fearsome Putao. Dinah convinces Charlie to escape with her, in a move that triggers serious consequences. Shot in an urgent and unflinchingly gritty style, God Loves the Fighter is an honest yet sympathetic tale of real life as lived in contemporary urban Trinidad.

Title:

God Loves the Fighter

Director(s):

Damian Marcano

Year of Release:

2013

Region:

Trinidad and Tobago, USA

Language:

English

Type / Genre:

Narrative Feature

Runtime:

104 minutes

Rating:

18+

Showtimes:

Fri 20 Sept, 8.30pm, MovieTowne POS, Q&A
Tue 24 Sept, 5.30pm, UWI, Q&A
Thur 26 Sept, 8.00pm, MovieTowne Tobago
Sat 28 Sept, 11.00pm, MovieTowne POS
Sun 29 Sept, 8.00pm, MovieTowne Tobago
Tue 01 Oct, 6.00pm, MovieTowne POS

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About the Director(s):

Damian Marcano

Damian Marcano

Damian Marcano was born in Trinidad and moved to the USA at the age of 12. After enrolling as a pre-med student at Ohio State University, he moved to New York and became a web design programmer. He then entered film, and made his first short, The Little Boy and the Ball (ttff/11). God Loves the Fighter is his first feature.

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