Hands of Stone
Robert De Niro stars in Hands of Stone, the bipoic about boxer Roberto Duran and his trainer Ray Arcel.
This biopic about boxing legend Roberto Durán (Edgar Ramírez) follows his rise from a two-fisted street urchin in U.S.-occupied Panama to a gifted amateur known for Round 1 knockouts. Along the way he gains fame, riches and the love of Felicidad (Ana de Armas), but a chance meeting with boxing coach Ray Arcel (Robert De Niro) takes his fighting to a level where he can defeat American champion Sugar Ray Leonard (Usher Raymond). The lessons Arcel teaches his protégé about psychological cleverness in and out of the ring carries Durán through the darkest part of his career, when the notorious "No más" rematch against Leonard threatens to derail his entire legacy. Robert De Niro's adopted daughter Drena De Niro plays Ray Arcel's adopted daughter in this bilingual feature written and directed by Venezuelan director Jonathan Jakubowicz.
- Directed By: jonathan jakubowicz
- Written By: jonathan jakubowicz
- Starring: Edgar Ramírez, Ana de Armas, Robert De Niro, Usher Raymond, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Jonathan Jakubowicz
- Runtime: 105 Min
- Rating: R
- Genre: Action, Biography, Drama