- Run Time: 93 min.
- Rating: 14A
- Director: Charles Officer
- Writer(s): Charles Officer
- Star(s): Clark Johnson, Karen LeBlanc, Daniel J. Gordon
Jude (LeBlanc) is a nurse and single mom struggling with health issues while trying to raise her son, Ciel (Gordon). Ciel is a dreamy 12-year-old boy who loves music, magic and, of course, his mother.
Silence (Johnson) is a middle-aged boxer who lands in Jude’s hospital with an injury sustained during an illegal f ight. Down on his luck but trying to turn his life around, Silence is lost until he meets Jude.
As Jude’s illness becomes more serious, Ciel learns to trust Silence, a new source of strength in their small, tight-knit family.
Beautifully acted, shot in vibrant colour and featuring an unforgettable soundtrack including artists such as The Maytones, Mikey Dread and K’naan, Nurse.Fighter.Boy is sure to cast its spell on you.
“Nurse.Fighter.Boy is a…gem of a movie” — Liz Braun, Sun Media
About the Director
Actor, writer and filmmaker Officer’s first feature, Nurse.Fighter.Boy, won the audience award for Best in World Cinema at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. He directed two episodes of the TV series ‘da Kink in My Hair. Mighty Jerome is Officer’s most recent film.