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La Guerra Civil (2022)



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This feature-length documentary follows the epic rivalry between iconic boxers Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez in the 1990s sparked a cultural divide between Mexican nationals and Mexican-Americans. A chronicle of a battle that was more than a boxing rivalry, and examining a fascinating slice of the Latino experience in the process.


Critic Reviews for La Guerra Civil

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (5)

[Its] juggling act can be a little disorienting, but the film prevails as being informative and passionate when rebuilding these two narratives of athletic prowess and celebrity.

February 1, 2022 | Full Review…

With a zippy pace and a busy score from Tony Morales, La Guerra Civil is an accessible study of boxers as cultural icons - and of the communities that both divided them and brought them together.

January 21, 2022 | Full Review…

There's a frisson of excitement to watching these complex men exchange punches, but it would have been more thrilling still to watch them exchange words.

January 21, 2022 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Those already interested in these athletes should enjoy it; the rest of us can take it or leave it.

January 21, 2022 | Full Review…

This entertaining account of the 1996 showdown between Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez is not quite a knockout, but a thoughtful, spirited consideration of personal identity and cultural pride.

January 21, 2022 | Full Review…

A comprehensive look at one of the greatest boxing rivalries of all time between Oscar De La Hoya and Julio César Chávez, La Guerra Civil is almost everything a sports documentary should be.

January 29, 2022 | Full Review…

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