Peek Celebrity Movies – “Southpaw” is a sports drama film released in 2015. The film, directed by Antoine Fuqua and screenwriter Kurt Sutter, features a well-known cast including Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker, and 50 Cent.
Southpaw tells a story that will remind us that in the darkness of life there is a light of hope that always shines to guide us back to the right track. Let’s see the full synopsis!
The story of “Southpaw” follows the life journey of a great boxer named Billy “The Great” Hope (played by Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy is a heavyweight champion who has enjoyed great success in his career. He has everything that many people dream of: a happy family with a beautiful wife named Maureen (played by Rachel McAdams) and a sweet little daughter named Leila (played by Oona Laurence).
However, Billy’s life changed drastically when an unexpected tragedy came his way. In a tragic incident, Billy loses Maureen in a shootout at a nightclub. These events ravage Billy’s entire world and leave him in deep despair and depression.
The tragic defeat resulted in Billy’s career collapsing and custody of his daughter being taken away by social services. Billy, who is devastated emotionally, physically and financially, is forced to stay in a rehabilitation center and lead a directionless life.