Aged 21, Maria suffers a cerebral haemorrhage during a boxing match. She makes a miraculous recovery but her true fight begins when she wants to return to the ring. The Swedish Boxing Federation won’t let her fight because of the accident, her mother is reluctant to even hearing Maria talk about boxing, and wherever in the world she travels to fight, it seems like someone is trying to stop her, as if a shadow was following her every step of the way…

This is the story of Maria, a person like you and me... only she's the best boxer in the world.


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Production details

Title: Maria and her Shadow

Country of origin: Sweden

Original languages: Swedish
Produced by:
WG Film

Director: Fredric Ollerstam

Genre: Documentary

Production year: 2008-2013

Release: 2013
Length: 58 min

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