PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
A story about Quebec's most famous hockey player, Maurice "The Rocket" Richard, focusing on the struggles of a French Canadian in the National Hockey League dominated by Anglophones.
Richard, people are saying you're a waste of money. A WASTE OF MONEY... you're playing tonight.
It is evident that the same arena was used as a stand-in for all the of NHL venues in the film, as the interiors of the Montreal Forum, the old Madison Square Garden, and Boston Garden are nearly identical. In reality, these arenas differed significantly from one another.
We would like to thank Maurice Richard, the inspiration for this film. We would also like to thank his family.
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