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Jake Gyllenhaal On Throwing (And Taking) Punches: 'It's Very Primal'

In Southpaw, Gyllenhaal plays a boxer who grew up in foster care and is struggling to become a father to his daughter. "I don't like getting hit, but it was important for the movie," he says.

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Jake Gyllenhaal On Throwing (And Taking) Punches: 'It's Very Primal'

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