It’s been a long time since I had my last movie review, which is also a documentary of Jeremy Lin, this time, I would like to share my thoughts on the movie, Manny, which is narrated by Liam Neeson.
I attended the premiere night at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila. This is sponsored by Solar Entertainment, Motolite, and many more.
This documentary is about Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, from his life in poverty to his road to popularity. Like any boxers in the Philippines, Manny started as a boxer who fights for a small amount in order to help his family. Then he started fighting in an amateur boxing events, until he became a pay-per-view fighter who have been idolized by the people, not only his fellow countrymen, but also Hollywood celebrities.
By watching this movie, I realized that someone with the determination to strive in order to help his family and people in need would get to the spotlight by sacrificing his own body through fighting. Also, with the help of his prayers and faith, he believed that God is also the reason why he wins and survive the fights.
Manny also became a personality cult to us Filipinos because of his popularity in boxing that whenever he fights, people would tune in to his fights, especially the live pay-per-view fights which are done on different establishments, particularly restaurants and cinemas.
Manny will be shown this coming March 12, 2014 on cinemas near you. And also, watch his upcoming second fight with Timothy Bradley on April 12, 2014 which will also be done on MGM Grand Arena.