Download e-book for kindle: Mickey Rourke: Wrestling With Demons by Sandro Monetti

By Sandro Monetti

This proficient yet stricken big name who first got here to reputation in ’80s hits like nine 0.5 Weeks and Angel middle, spectacularly fell from grace in an orgy of self-destruction. As an actor, he received a trouble-maker popularity, usually combating with manufacturers, displaying up overdue to units and never studying strains, elevating hell and turning down star-making lead roles. Rourke’s performing profession finally turned overshadowed through his own lifestyles and profession judgements.
In 1991, Rourke made up our minds to return to his old flame: boxing. in the course of his boxing occupation, he suffered a couple of accidents that ended in a dramatic actual swap. Too beaten-up to hold on boxing, Mickey attempted to make a go back to video clips, yet purely came upon paintings in a succession of low finances, low caliber flops. What used to be Rourke’s challenge? What own demons drove him to sabotage his appearing profession, drawing him gradually down into his personal inner most hell?
Mickey Rourke: Wrestling with Demons chronicles the star’s notable experience via lifestyles, from his nightmare early life, damaged marriages, arrests, and mind harm to a suicidal stopover at to a brand new York Church, the loss of life of his brother in his hands, and to his Academy award nomination for The Wrestler. Written with ardour, perception and services through revered exhibit enterprise reporter, Sandro Monetti, it is a very human and compelling story.

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