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Bruised (2020)

Coming Out at November 22, 2021 in theaters and November 24 on Netflix

Drama, Sport

Bruised is drama sport film directed by Halle Berry, and written by Michelle Rosenfarb. The film stars Halle Berry, Shamier Anderson, Adan Canto, Sheila Atim, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Valentina Shevchenko and Nikolai Nikolaeff. The film primiered at September 12, 2020 on Toronto International Film Festival.

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 her last 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 Shevchenko, and Stephen McKinley Henderson.

Director: Halle Berry

Writer: Michelle Rosenfarb

Stars: Halle Berry, Shamier Anderson, Adan Canto, Sheila Atim, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Valentina Shevchenko, Nikolai Nikolaeff


Halle BerryJackie Justice
Shamier Andersonthe encouraging MMA league owner
Adan CantoDesi
Sheila AtimBobbi Buddhakan Berroa
Stephen McKinley HendersonPops
Valentina ShevchenkoLady Killer
Nikolai NikolaeffIgor.
Lela Loren
Adriane Lenox
Marcella Lentz-PopeAdditional Voices (voice)
Denny DillonCrazy Esther
Raw LeibaReferee #2
Will Blagrove(voice)
Shawna HamicSchool Secretary
David HammondSmoker
Kristoffe BrodeurFight club bouncer
Melanie WaldmanPhotographer
Danny Boyd Jr.Manny Lyons Jr
C.G. AlexanderRussian Gangster
Kevin D. BentonLady Killer Posse
Delissa ReynoldsMrs. Feelgood
Mark RhynardRussian MMA Fighter

( Cast details on imdb )

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