Leaving the Ring

Leaving the Ring

Guillermo García Izaguirre
Matthew "Matt" T. Burns better known by his ring name "Sick" Nick Mondo is a retired American professional wrestler. Burns is best known for his appearances with Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW). He was known throughout his career for his willingness to take extremely dangerous bumps, such as being hit with a weed wacker or getting thrown into a table covered with barbed wire. Nowadays, he works on the cinema industry and directs films and short films, where he also acts. He tells us his story from Tokio, city where he lives now.
Director Guillermo was born in Madrid in 1977. He grew up reading comics, watching horror and Sci-fi movies and anime. He also developped a great passion for documentaries and indiependent films. He has lived in different countries like The USA, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan and Hong Kong. He directs the film website Filmstitute, with thousands of followers on Facebook. Nowadays he lives between New York and Tokyo, producing audiovisual projects and experimenting with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, while he directs his own company.
  • Original title Leaving the Ring
  • Director Guillermo García Izaguirre
  • Duration 7
  • Production year 2016
  • Category Short Film
  • Subcategory Documentary
  • Gender Drama
  • Nationality Japan, Spain
  • Dialogue language English
  • Subtitle language Spanish
  • Intérpretes “Sick” Nick Mondo