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by Jake La Motta
Yet, his remarkable talent, perseverance and achievement as an athlete make him a somewhat admirable character, as well.
Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik Martin from Jake LaMotta's memoir Raging Bull: My Story
Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik Martin from Jake LaMotta's memoir Raging Bull: My Story.
Raging Bull: My Story is a 1970 memoir by middleweight boxer Jake LaMotta. The book is an autobiography about Jake LaMotta's life as a young teenage criminal, his reformation in prison, his boxing years and his struggle with the mafia who kept the title out of reach, and his jealous obsession with his wife Vickie. The book details his life very thoroughly from childhood till the end of his fame. Raging Bull: My Story. Englewood Cliffs, .
Jake LaMotta, former boxer whose life was subject of Raging Bull, dies aged 9.
Now, sometimes, at night, when I think back, I feel like I’m looking at an old black-and-white movie of myself. The speaker is controversial middleweight boxing champ Jake LaMotta, in his ghosted 1970 autobiography Raging Bull: My Story – a book which Robert De Niro read with fascination and put into Martin Scorsese’s hands in 1974. The result was the superb film Raging Bull in 1980, and so boxing history was made, or rather re-made.
More by Jake LaMotta. Raging Bull II: Continuing the Story of Jake La Motta. Jake Lamotta's autobiography describes his life from childhood, including reform school, through his career in the ring and a bit beyond. Chris Anderson, Jake LaMotta. The story is gripping! Lamotta describes not only with brutal honesty, but with true insight, his aspirations, his shortcomings and the effects his actions had on those around him. Equally impressive is the writing style
Jake LaMotta, right, fighting Tommy Bell in 1945. Hank Olen/New York Daily News, via Getty Images. There’s no point in complaining that Raging Bull alters its subject in the name of spectacle and storytelling.
Jake LaMotta, right, fighting Tommy Bell in 1945. When a champion dies, a wave of nostalgia for his era rolls over the culture. It’s like rocket summer, the wash of snow-melting heat that passes over a wintry Ohio town when spaceships lift off in Ray Bradbury’s Martian Chronicles. That’s what movies do. But the movie character’s supplanting of the historical LaMotta - a process in which he cooperated - doesn’t just make it harder to give him his due as a boxer. In 1980, the book was adapted into the well known film Raging Bull, by Martin Scorsese.
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Raised in the Bronx slums, he fought on the streets, got sent to reform school, and served time in prison. Trusting no one, slugging everyone, he beat his wife, his best friends, even the mobsters who kept the title just out of reach. But the same forces that made him criminal - fear, rage, jealousy, self-hate, guilt - combined with his drive and intelligence to make him a winner in the ring
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