Boy in Blue, The (1986)
Boy in Blue, The (1986) Genre(s): Drama

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Cynthia Dale, Christopher Plummer, David Naughton, Sean Sullivan, Melody Anderson, James B. Douglas, Walter Massey, Austin Willis, Philip Craig, Robert McCormick

Synopsis: Ned Hanlan's rise from bootlegger to champion rower.

Genie nominee: Supporting Actor (Sean Sullivan).

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Ripley's movie review

Nick is young and buff with a non-obnoxious voice and he actually acts. I'm not sure which of those things is more shocking.

The movie is a little too choppy, a little too heavy on the romance, and a little too loose with the facts. It's not terrible though and really, how often do you get to see a movie about a Canadian rower?

Added 13 August 2004 at 4:07 AM

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