A Ship That Refuses to Sink
His parents divorced when he was still very young. He was often beaten to the ground over and over again by other children, and he was not willing to be bullied, he became obsessed with boxing, and his hard-headedness inspired him to become a legendary hero like King Ali. After graduating from high school,
His parents divorced when he was still very young. He was often beaten to the ground over and over again by other children, and he was not willing to be bullied, he became obsessed with boxing, and his hard-headedness inspired him to become a legendary hero like King Ali. After graduating from high school, he embarked on the road of professional boxer, defiantly he had a remarkable record of 17 knockouts in 5 years. However, in a boxing match in 1971, he received a fatal blow to the brain from his opponent. He had no choice but to bid a tearful farewell to the ring.
Penniless, he came to New York, with the idea of giving it a try, and joined an actor's course, working part-time during the day to make ends meet and studying acting at night. After seven years of silent acting, in 1979, at the age of 22, he got a valuable opportunity to play a small role in the film "1941" directed by the director Steven Spielberg and entered the door of Hollywood. In this way, he came out of a difficult situation step by step.
In 1983, he starred in the films "The Outsiders" and "The Fish". In these two major movies, he played a heavy role and acted extraordinarily well, which was well received. His sexy image was so popular that he was named the "Sexiest Man in America". The young and wild he began to see everything, life is also more unrestrained. But the gods of fate shook his head and opened another door for him. He starred in the gangster film "Year of the Dragon", as the story of the American police against the Chinese gangsters in New York, the release of the film met with a strong boycott of the local Chinese, followed by a disastrous failure at the box office, which was a big blow to him who was on the rise. He decided to return to boxing after a violent personality.
Although the 4 years of professional boxing career is considered to be a great success, unfortunately, the price is too heavy. Addicted to alcohol, tobacco, and the opponent's crazy strikes, all let the big handsome boy's face begin to seriously deform. What's worse is that plastic surgery also ran into quacks. His mouth was dried up and his forehead became less vivid because of the hyaluronic acid injection. From his face, he could not see a trace of the Hollywood darling of the year, and his brain was severely damaged by numerous merciless blows. He returned to the film industry once again, eager to make a comeback. Unable to curb his fiery temper, he was jailed in 1994 on charges of domestic violence.
The crippling and capricious fate made him suffer so much that he could not control his emotions and even thought of ending his life at one point. But when he saw his close friend, Loki the Chihuahua, looking at himself pitifully, seemingly saying, "If you die, who will take care of me?". He dismissed the shameful idea that he could not bear to leave this old dog, who had been with him for 18 years, unattended. He decided to pick himself up and return to the film industry for the third time.
He returned to the film industry again, his handsomeness faded and time smoothed out his sharpness. There is a familiar but unfamiliar "new face" on the screen. With his mottled face, graying hair, and ever-present cigarette, a moderate, calm personality actor. In "Sin City", he played the role of the fierce but kind-hearted strong man Marv, who put his life on the line for revenge for his beloved, and the film was recognized by the fans and he won attention again.
The new film "WrestleMania" once again gives him a great opportunity to re-realize himself. The reality of his situation is so similar to that of Randy, the main character in the film, that he feels like he is playing himself. The difference is that Randy fell in the wrestling ring, while Mickey got back on his feet and maintained a manly victory pose. WrestleMania not only won the Venice Golden Lion but also earned him several nominations for Best Actor.
The man who has loved is the one who knows the importance, and the drunk is the one who knows how strong the wine is. The man named Mickey Rourke is no longer the sexy and handsome man in "The Fish", nor is he the brat who roared in the boxing ring. After 30 years of sinking, 53 years old, he has long been calm in the face of everything, the red and purple of the world, but it is just a passing cloud.
A British ship museum collection of a ship, the ship since its launch, 138 times encountered icebergs, 116 times reefs, 27 times the storm broke the mast, and 13 times on fire, but it has not sunk. Wounded still go forward, never return, refuse to sink, this is the revelation of a ship, this is the connotation of a play, this is the spirit of a person.
Mickey Rourke, bring us: a role, a force, a spirit.
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