- Runtime : 1hour 30min
- Release Date : 13 May, 2011
- Cast : Stuart Brennan | John Noble | Shane Richie
- Genre : Biography | Drama
- Language : English
Risen is a biographic drama, which focuses on the professional life of boxer Howard Winstone, whom the world saw rising to fame with his World Featherweight Champion title in the year 1968. The film starts by showing Howard, starting his boxing career as a beginner, who quickly moved on to establish himself as the undisputed champion in Britain, initially. What he was known for, were the killer blows that he delivered to his opponents, using his right hand.
Since, during those days, boxing was not sufficient for one to count on for survival, he was also engaged in some other form of work at a factory. Watch Risen online, as the film shows how a single event changed his life forever and how he stayed courageous as well as determined to prove himself to the world. Stream the film to see how Howard lost the tips of three of his fingers, thereby making it impossible for him to form a fist with his right hand.
Even his fans were disheartened, to the extent of believing that this would mean the end of his boxing career. But he wasn't! He went against all odds to make sure that he learns a new style, to be able to fight with the same unmatched skills that had made him a champion in Britain. When he was 29 years of age in the year 1968, he enrolled himself as a contestant for the title of the World Featherweight Champion for the fourth time. Had he not won this time, he would have bid adieu to boxing himself; but as destiny would have it for him, things turned out according to his wishes. Download Risen to see how he experienced this glorious moment in his life, which made him proud of himself.