Peel IM5 1BD
Isle of Man
FILM STARTS AT 7:45PM. DOORS AND BAR OPEN 7:00PM.
Runtime: 1hr 48min || Cert: 12A
Biography, Comedy, Drama
Zak Knight: Because you’re a Knight. Wrestling’s in your blood.
Raya Knight: That’s not good. That makes it sound like hepatitis.
Zak Knight: Yeah, it is. We’re riddled with wrestling.
Fighting with My Family is a heartwarming, British comedy based on the incredible true story of WWE Superstar Paige(TM). Born into a tight-knit wrestling family in Norwich, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for WWE and meet their hero Dwayne `The Rock` Johnson. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her family and face this new, cut-throat world alone. Paige’s journey pushes her to dig deep, fight for her family, and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.
A stirring, funny and authentic underdog story, Fighting with My Family brings together the unique talents of producer/actor Dwayne Johnson and director/writer/producer Stephen Merchant, who celebrate a young woman’s talent, drive and tenacity as she defies the odds to climb to the top of her profession. Interweaving a true-life drama with comedy and heart, the filmmakers explore the triumph of an indefatigable spirit who finds unlimited joy in what she does.
“For a film that spends so much time with its thighs around other people’s throats, it has a surprisingly delicate touch.” – Robbie Collin, The Telegraph
“Both an offbeat comedy and classically rousing underdog tale, this indie film’s heart somehow exceeds the size of Dwayne Johnson’s bulging biceps.” – Mara Reinstein, Us Weekly
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