Rocky is Dead
a film by Rouven Rech Germany | in preparation | documentary | 52/90 min
Light heavyweight, southpaw… 48 pro fights, 41 wins, 19 knockouts, 6 losses and 1 draw… drug abuse, affairs, brothel visits… millionaire and social security recipient… son, brother, father, husband, friend, lover… winner… and above all, loser…. On October 1st, 2018, tragic news shook the German boxing world. Graciano “Rocky”, Rocchigiani was dead. And although his successful sporting career was already several years behind him at the time, the headline sent the local media landscape into a frenzy. Who was this man whose death still moves people so much after such a long time?