Director: Steve Rahaman
2011, Trinidad+Tobago / USA
Narrative feature / 112 minutes / 14+
To Be King is the story of Tyrone King, the down-and-out son of a professional boxer. After he loses his family, Tyrone crosses paths with the man who trained his father, and led him to his death in the underground fighting world. Tyrone finds faith in himself to stand up, fall in love and, against all odds, become a champion.
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Steve Rahaman was born in Trinidad, spent his early childhood in Brooklyn, and now resides in Queens, NY. In 2005 he made the decision to spend his tax return money on a video camera and has been making films since. His filmography includes the mafia series Blood Line and the award-winning Christmas Day, as well as several of short films.
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