NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY

Directed by Charles Officer
  • Canada / 
  • 2008 / 
  • English / 
  • 93 min
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"Gorgeously crafted. Enchanting!"
– Jennie Punter, The Globe and Mail
"HOMICIDE and THE WIRE's Clark Johnson gives a quietly intense performance."
– Adam Nayman, EYE Weekly

Synopsis

JUDE is a single mother who descends from a long line of Jamaican caregivers. SILENCE is a 'past his prime' boxer who fights illegally to survive. CIEL is a boy who delves into music, conjuring dreams for his mother. During the last week of summer, a late-night brawl finds the fighter in the nurse's care causing their three fates to be forever entwined.

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Customer Reviews


Jeff in Seattle - Customer Review
Nurse.Figter.Boy has a dream-like quality to its storytelling. It's a simple story of love, trust and friendship. Amazing raggae, rhythm and blues soundtrack to boot!

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Clark Johnson as Silence the Fighter
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Daniel Gordon as Ciel the Boy
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Karen LeBlanc as Jude the Nurse
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Silence (Clark Johnson) and Jude (Karen LeBlanc)
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Filmmaker Charles Officer
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Nurse.Fighter.Boy DVD Cover Art